Popular Instagram comedian and social media influencer, Nwagbo Oliver Chidera, fondly called Pankeeroy has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The computer science graduate shared this via his Instagram page on Friday, May 28, 2021.
A statement released by his legal team, over his arrest said that there was no petition against him prior to his arrest.
“It is worthy to state that there was no form of petition against our client and as such implied that no crime in whatever form was perpetrated against any person(s), company, or establishment by our client,” part of the statement read.
Recall that the IG comedian and social media influencer was arrested by the EFCC in April over alleged Internet fraud. He was alleged to have been involved in ‘Bitcoin scam,’ an illicit act.
He was quoted to have confessed that he indulged in the act due to depression.
The EFCC, also claimed that the comedian disguised as a vendor who redeems bitcoin vouchers and used the platform to defraud people.