BUSTED: Police arrests fake military officer in Borno


BY USMAN MOHAMMED, MAY 19, 2023, 8:14 PM

The Borno State Police Command has paraded one Oluwafemi Daniel Ayo who is involved in defrauding civilians with the promise of recruitment into the Nigerian Army and Defence Academy.

The suspect was paraded along with other 109 suspects for offences ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, rape, and criminal conspiracy, among others.

CP Abdu Umar, the state commissioner of police who parades the suspects at the state headquarters said 70 cases were recorded in which a total number of 110 arrests were made.

Oluwafemi who disguises himself as a captain in the Nigerian Army had already defrauded his victims to the tune of N4, 000, 000.

The CP said the suspect confessed the crime and an investigation is ongoing to unveil all his atrocities.

It said also six cases of kidnapping and six cases of rape were presented and suspects, along with the arrested suspects.

Others include criminal conspiracy and theft, armed robbery, criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide, causing grievous hurt, unlawful possession of prohibited firearms and other criminal offences.

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