Nigeria: Police nabs fake soldier in Ogun State
Abeokuta, June 26, 2018 (AltAfrika)-A 32yrs old man Abdul-Azeez Haruna has been arrested by men of Nigeria Police, Ogun State Command for impersonating military officer.
The Suspect, according to the police spokesperson, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi was arrested at about 2:00pm on Tuesday at Ifesowapo Community of Ijako area in Sango Ota, where he has been parading himself as a military personnel with full military carmouflage uniform.
The suspect was said to have been terrorizing the people of the area for quite some time now before luck ran against him on Tuesday when he was caught removing a television set from the house of a resident of that Community while in full army uniform.
His action aroused the suspicious of the Community members who accosted him, held him hostage and sent a distress call to Police at Sango Ota Division.
The DPO of the Station CSP Nasirudeen Oyedele led his men to the scene and promptly arrested the suspect.
Upon his claim of been a soldier, the military men guarding electrical distribution installation in Ota were invited to identify him, but when the military personnel arrived, the suspect confessed to be a fake soldier.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the suspect to be transfered to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution