The members of the public have been warned to be careful of suspected criminals wearing police and other security uniforms as one Issa Majafara has been arrested for impersonation.
The Police Command in Lagos State said it has arrested Majafara for allegedly being in possession of police uniform.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this on Thursday.
Hundeyin said that the suspect, who was of no fixed address, was arrested on Tuesday at 6.30 p.m. by a team of surveillance patrol on Iyana-Iba Market Road in Ojo area of Lagos.
He said that the suspect was caught in possession of police uniform, with two trousers, one camouflage T-shirt and one police face cap.
Hundeyin said, “During interrogation, the suspect claimed he picked the uniform from the dustbin.
“The case is under investigation. The suspect will be arraigned in court soon for impersonation,” he said.
He urged the residents to report to the police, any suspected impersonators, adding that genuine personnel have their names printed on their uniform.Follow us on social media