A man posing as a soldier, Oluwatosin Gabriel has been apprehended by men of the Lagos State Police Command during the enforcement of the total ban on motorcycles in some parts of the state.
A discreet investigation by the detectives led to the arrest of the supplier of the military uniforms, one Nurudeen Agboola ‘m’ aged 35.
According to the police, items recovered from the fake soldier and his supplier include four pairs of military camouflage uniforms, nine live cartridges, military identity cards, police accoutrements and charms.
Confirming their arrest to newsmen, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, spokesperson of the state police command, says an investigation is ongoing to establish the extent of their criminality. Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of an investigation.