Three Nigerian men resident in India will be deported after being caught in crime, the New Indian Express reports.

According to the Indian police, Oladapo Obasoto Olatunbosun, Dickson M Dickson and Abiodun Oluwagbemiga Oyekunle were arrested for cheating and online fraud in Chennai three years ago and will now be sent back to their country.

Officer Tahsildar Jayaprakash Naraynan said:

“The trio will be escorted to airport from the Special Camp at 3 am on Saturday,”

Tickets for the departure of the suspects have reportedly been purchased and they are expected to board a 9.30 am flight from the international airport at Meenambakkam to Dubai and take a transit flight from there to Nigeria.

Two other Nigerians, Paul Osagie Cyrill and Okechukwa , will also be deported on September 22.