3 Fake Soldiers Arrested In Ogun For Armed Robbery And Kidnapping
3 men pretending to be soldiers have been arrested, alongside 10 other people for armed robbery and kidnapping.
The 13 of them were on Friday paraded by the Ogun State Police Command.
The Punch reports that the fake soldiers have been identified as Joseph David, Adebayo Olanrewaju and Anmo Gilbert.
The suspects were said to have been arrested at Agbado area of Ifo Local Government after a complaint from a lawyer, Paul Oniyo and Chima Solomon, who were allegedly assaulted by the culprits.
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu said, “After a search warrant was diligently executed in their respective residences, various military accouterments which include military uniforms, caps, helmet and camp bed were recovered.”
The three suspects were clad in a military camouflage.
Iliyasu said, “Preliminary investigation had revealed that the suspects have been using the recovered items/exhibits to commit many offences like robbery, hijacking of vehicles/trailers laden with goods along Lagos-Shagamu-Benin Expressway, kidnapping, rape and other vices.”