Two civilians, Abdulaziz Tanimu, and Sulaiman Abdulbaki, have been arrested by the Kano State Police Command for wearing military uniforms and constituting nuisance in the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, disclosed this during a press conference at the Bompai Police Headquarters on Thursday, July 6, 2023.
When arrested, the duo confessed they were not Military officials but just parading with their uniforms.
“On 31/06/2023 at about 1900hrs, based on credible information received, team of operatives arrested one Abdulaziz Tanimu, ‘m’, of Bachirawa Quarters and Sulaiman Abdulbaki, ’m’, of Garun Mallam LGA, Kano at Sabon Gari Quarters Kano wearing suspected Military Uniforms while constituting Nuisance and Disturbing public peace. The duo confessed that they are fake and only wearing Military uniforms. The case is under investigation,” the CP stated.
Police operatives also arrested a fake soldier at the Sabon Gari area of the state for disturbing public peace.
“On 28/06/2023 at about 2245hrs, distress call was received from a resident of Sabon Gari Quarters Kano that a suspected person wearing suspected Military uniform on board of Motorcycle was becoming Nuisance and Disturbing public peace at Sabon Gari,” the police boss stated.
“On receipt of the report, team of detectives were detailed to the scene and arrested the suspect. The suspect confessed being a fake soldier and only wearing the uniform. The case is under investigation.”