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Ogun Police Arrests Dismissed Soldiers For Impersonation

The three suspects
Adenike Sanusi
ABEOKUTA - The Ogun State Police Command said it has arrested three men who impersonating to be military men.

The three men, according to a release by the Police spokesperson in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi were arrested in military camouflage in Agbado area of the state, while the DPO of Agbado Division, SP Kuranga Yero was on routine patrol.

The suspects namely: Jacob Onebi, Olabode Oluwaseun, and Olanrewaju Adebayo, have been on close watch of the Police following series of report from members of the public about their illegal activities in the area. 

Oyeyemi said on sighting the fake soldiers on that fateful day, the DPO and his men accosted them and demanded for their proper identity.

He explained that, the suspects initially claimed to be officers of 174 Battalion Ikorodu, but on further investigation, two amongst them confessed to have been dismissed from the Nigerian Army long time ago, while the third accused person was co-opted into their nefarious activities.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.

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