Police arrest fake naval officer in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested a fake Naval Officer, identified as Agbism Joseph Allu.

The command’s spokesperson, DSP Ramhan Nansel, in a statement Saturday, August 27, said the suspect was arrested wearing full military camouflage and with identity card bearing his name.

“On August 25, 2022, a 33-year-old man, an indigine of Nassarawa-Eggon Local Government Area, was nabbed wearing military camouflage.

The suspect who claimed to be working in Kogi State, was arrested at Doma market, while putting on full Military Camouflage, by operatives of 4 Special Forces Command, Doma and handed over to the Police for further investigation.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect procured the military regalia and accoutrements from Lagos State, and was using it to deceive unsuspecting members of the public before nemesis caught up with him,” he said.

The PPRO added that the military equipment recovered from the suspect includes two sets of combat short knickers, a jackknife, two identification cards of the Nigeria merchant navy carrying the suspect’s name, a belt, and two mobile phones.

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