Police Arrest Fake NYSC Member in Enugu

The suspect was apprehended at the ongoing NYSC orientation camp in Enugu State.

Police in Enugu have arrested a certain Henry Emeka Onyekwere for faking to be a National Youths Service Corps member. Henry was arrested at the NYSC orientation camp in Awgu, Enugu State.

According to a statement from the spokesman of the Enugu Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, DSP, the suspect was apprehended by the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force on Sunday, November 9 at the National Youth Service Corps orientation camp in Awgu for allegedly stealing an NYSC tag and using same to produce his own tag, with the same tag number 1614. Photographs in his fake call up letter, as presented, was quite different from the one in the data base of the NYSC orientation camp.

Henry also claims to be an indigene of Ihube Okigwe and an Industrial Physics graduate from the Abia State University, Uturu.

Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, DSP further said that suspect has admitted to his crime and has pleaded for forgiveness and promised to cooperate in the investigations.

“He said he was not called up to the orientation Camp at Awgu, hence he had to steal a tag from a corps member, from which he did a tag for himself to enable him have a free access in the camp. He confirmed that he came to the orientation camp with a call up letter that is different from the one in the NYSC system and that he has stayed up to three days in the camp. The Suspect is now pleading for forgiveness just as the operatives have vowed to bring those behind the act to book”, Amaraizu said in the statement.

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