56-Year Old Fake Police Officer Nab For Stealing Motorcycle in Ogun - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

56-Year Old Fake Police Officer Nab For Stealing Motorcycle in Ogun

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By Aremu Sosanya

Ogun State command of Nigeria Police have arrested a  56yr old man Jafaru Ismaila for impersonating a police officer in order to steal a motorcycle.

The suspect's in a release signed by the command spoke person, Abimbola Oyeyemi, was allegedly going about with a fake Police Identity card of a retired Deputy Superintendent of Police which he flashes before dispossessing his victims their belongings.

Jafaru who has never been a police officer all his life, claims to be an indigene of Adamawa State.

The suspect was arrested on the 9th of June 2020 following a distress call received at Warewa Division in Ogun State that the suspect came to Okada Park in the town and claimed to be a police officer. 

It was stated further that the suspect having flashed an identity card of a police officer seized a Bajaj motorcycle with registration number WDE 903 VN from one Felix Adeyemi and took it away, heading towards Shagamu Interchange along Lagos-Ibadan express way

On receiving the distress call, the DPO Warewa Division, SP Folake Afeniforo, quickly led the patrol team and trailed the suspect who was eventually apprehended at Ibafo area with the said motorcycle.

On interrogation, It was discovered that he stole the police Identity card of a retired Deputy superintendent of police which he has been using to impersonate and dupe people.

Recovered from him are: a DSP identity card, some police documents and the Bajaj motorcycle.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered a full scale investigation into the activities of the suspect with a view to charging him to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.