Police Arrest 2 Fake Soldiers In Lagos
The second suspect, who is allegedly the supplier of the military uniforms.
The Lagos State Police Command have arrested two fake soldiers and recovered military uniforms, Police accouterments and live cartridges from them.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a statement.
Mr Hundeyin said that one of the suspects, Oluwatosin Gabriel, 39, was arrested during the enforcement of total ban on motorcycles in some parts of the state.
Items recovered from the fake soldier and his supplier include four pairs of military camouflage uniform, nine live cartridges, military identity cards, police accoutrements and charms.
He said discreet investigation by police detectives led to the arrest of Nurudeen Agboola, the second suspect, who is allegedly the supplier of the military uniforms.
“Investigation is ongoing to establish the extent of their criminality. Suspects would be arraigned after the conclusion of an investigation.
The image maker said that Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, commended the detectives for a good job.
He, however, urged the officers and men of the command to redouble their efforts to sustain the safety and security in the state.