Two fake soldiers nabbed in Ogun

Officers of the Ogun state police command have apprehended two men posing as Army officials.

The Nigerian Police Force recently killed five armed robber suspects

The suspects have been identified as Joseph David and Adebayo Olanrewaju.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the fake officers were arrested following a complaint lodged by a lawyer, Paul Oniyo and one Chima Solomon, Punch reports.

The two suspects reportedly garbed in military camouflage accosted them and beat them up, inflicting injuries on them over a minor disagreement.

The Divisional Police Officer of Agbado Division, Abioye Shittu, a chief superintendent of police, led detectives to the scene of the incident upon the complaint, where the suspects were arrested and taken to the station.

Oyeyemi revealed that upon interrogation, the two suspects were discovered to be mere impostors who made a living on extortion.

Amongst the items recovered from the impostors were, various military hard wares, cap, and a camp bed.

Punch also reports that the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered that the suspects are transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, immediately for further investigation.

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