According to a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ebere Amaraizu, in Enugu, the suspects were apprehended by Abakpa Police Division on March 24, following a tip-off from members of the public.
According to the statement, stamp seals bearing Academic Affairs unit of the Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, Enugu, scanners, desk top computers, among others, had been recovered from members of the syndicate.
The statement said Ngozi Orji, who is said to be an alleged forgery king-pin and residing at No. 38, Bus Stop G.R.A, Enugu, was apprehended after some persons reportedly revealed her illicit activities to security operatives.
The principal suspect, a native of Owelli Court in Awgu Local Government Area of the state and other members of the syndicate, allegedly forged certificates of some institutions which they sold to persons, who were not graduates of such schools.
The police spokesman said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation into the matter was completed. (Vanguard)