Impersonation: Nigerian Army hands over dismissed soldier, 3 others to police


The Lagos State Police Command said the Nigerian Army has handed over a dismissed soldier and three others over alleged impersonation.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the handing over to newsmen on Sunday.

Hundeyin said an Army Captain attached to Dodan Barracks, Obalende, brought the four suspect to Onikan Police Division on Friday at about 5:01 pm.

According to him, all the suspects were of no fixed addresses, adding that one of them was dismissed from the Army in 2016.

Hundeyin further stated that the suspects were caught wearing camouflage t-shirts and face caps of the Nigerian Army.

“On interrogation, it was discovered that the suspects frequently committed various crimes using military accoutrements and they equally used them to beat check points.

”Efforts are on to ascertain how they got the army uniforms. Investigation is ongoing,” he said.





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