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3 Fake Soldiers Arrested in Ogun-Police

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 3 fake soldiers in Adatan area of Abeokuta.

The suspects AbayomiAmonAknaji, Adebayo RasheedOladimeji, and Lawal Musa Akinmoye have been terrorizing residents at Adatan, Bode Oludeand other Communities under the pretence of being personnels of Nigerian Army.

Their activities were at the peak during the fuel crisis when they used to dress up in full Army uniform with  which they harassed people at various fuel stations.

Luck however ran against them on the 17th April when the DPO Adatan Division CSP Olajhide Joshua led his men on routine patrol and accosted the first suspect Abayomi Amos Akanjiin full military camouflage uniform without a name tag.

His appearance looked suspicious and that prompted the Policemen to put some questions to him in order to ascertain his authenticity, but he was unable to give good and satisfactory account of himself as a soldier.

He was promptly arrested and taken to the station.

On interrogation, he confessed beinga fake soldier and that he stole the uniform in an army barrack where he visits frequently.

He further named his other accomplices who have been parading themselves as soldiers which include Adebayo Rasheed and Lawal Musa.

They were both arrested on the 24th of April 2018. Recovered from them are; one full army camouflage uniform, Nigeria Army folder, Army face cap and vests.

Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police CP Ahmed Iliyasu have ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.  


ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, PPRO,

For:  CP, Ogun State Command


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