Popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Hushpuppi arrested 10 June in Dubai is being held by Dubai Police and not America’s FBI or Interpol as widely reported.
UAE’s online newspaper, The National reported Wednesday that he was arrested on multiple fraud charges, along with 12 other accomplices.
His case has been referred to the Dubai public prosecution and is currently being questioned by prosecutors at the Bur Dubai section, the paper reported.
“The prosecutors have charged him for “obtaining money from others through fraudulent means.”
According to UAE National, security officers in the emirate arrested Mr Abbas and 12 others for online fraud that targets companies and individuals