Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested a popular TikTok musician, Crown Uzama (popularly known as ShalliPopi) and his manager, Ajayi Abdul Hafeez (known as 21 Badda) for alleged internet-related fraud.

Politics Nigerian gathered that EFCC Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, made this known in a statement on Tuesday, May 30, in Abuja.

According to him, they were arrested alongside 29 other suspects, including four females: Glory Kelvin-Ogunwa l, Tina Ochonogor, Favour Dawa and Joseph Iya.

“Others are Adewale Adedokun, Yakubu Ojochememi, AbdulAzeez Suleiman, Umoru AbdulAzeez, Emmanuel Iwebo, Shuaibu Smart, Joel Kator, Gowon Titus, Emmanuel Daniel, Enough Ekpo, Atano Eben, Ijuo Ochi, Paul Kaye, Uyit Victor and David Yachai.

Others include, Leche Precious Sokomba, Onoja Samuel Uroko, Cornelius Oyathekhua Agbodesi, Edigim Nosa Success, Azubuike Melchizedek Oniya, Usman Shereef, Victory Dennis Chiemela, Lambert Fortunetus Chikwado, Asoore King Oloruntoba and Malik Adanu Jibril.

He said they were arrested following actionable intelligence about a proposed show by suspected Internet fraudsters at Barnawa, Kaduna.

The suspects were nabbed in sting operations at Disney Park Lounge, Epitome and Tomoso Hotels, all in the Barnawa axis of Kaduna.

Mobile phones, laptop computers and two vehicles were recovered.

The suspects will be arraigned in court after investigations are concluded.