Herald.ng just received news that Nigerian-born Dubai based socialite and magnate, Hushpuppy has reportedly been arrested in Dubai over an alleged COVID-19 fraud.
According to reports, funds meant to be disbursed to unemployed individuals and those who lost their jobs due to the lockdown issued following the coronavirus pandemic were dubiously siphoned into personal accounts.
According to a source familiar with the story, it was revealed on twitter that the Interpol got involved with investigations in trailing Hushpuppy and his associate, Woodberry so as to have them arrested.
Reports say the COVID-19 funds looted range up to hundred millions of dollars. The source of the transaction is yet to be identified at the time of this news.
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— KAYCEE (@geokaycee) June 9, 2020
Popular Nigerian controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo revealed that Hushpuppy and a close associate, Woodberry were apprehended today Tuesday in Dubai.
— Mikky_Huncho 🌍 (@Tha_Wave_God) June 9, 2020
A video of the Interpol at his Dubai apartment to arrest him has been circulating on social media.
Watch this space as the story unfolds.