Busted Fake army officer arrested in Ondo

Another fake soldier who has been causing havoc in Ondo State has been nabbed by the military.

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The fake soldier, Sunday Uwanle play

The fake soldier, Sunday Uwanle

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A 37-year-old man, Sunday Uwanle, has been arrested by men of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, the Ondo State, for allegedly parading himself as an army officer serving in the state.

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It was gathered that the suspect who is from Kogi State, was wearing an army camouflage at the time he was arrested during a fight with some men.

While parading the suspect, the Public Relations Officer of the brigade, Captain Ojo Adelegan, noted that Uwanle the army uniform to terrorise the people of Akure and environs for a long time.

“Our investigation revealed that the suspect had been involving in some of the armed robberies that had been happening in Ondo and some neighboring states, using the army uniform.

We have a report that he robbed a man in Akure of two vehicles; he had been using the army uniform to terrorize the people of Akure, at times he would go to petrol station and be causing trouble.

Everybody is scared of him because they thought he is a soldier. They also know him as a soldier at many police stations in Ondo State."

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Some of the items recovered from the suspect, according to Adelegan, included a motorcycle, army uniform and an identify card of a police officer.

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