Lagos Police Arrest Fake Soldier For Alleged Fraud

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Police in Lagos State have arrested a 65-year-old man, Jeremiah Joseph, who allegedly impersonated as an army officer and defrauded a man of N120,000 in the Ipaja area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed the arrest on his verified Twitter handle monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

He said that the suspect was arrested by officers of Ipaja Division after he duped a man and ran away.

“The suspect presented himself as an Army Lieutenant to one Ignatius.

“The fake Lieutenant promised to arrange soldiers to help Ignatius recover N4.5m owed him by some people in Delta State.

“He received N120,000 for this service and thereafter absconded.

The PPRO said that a fake Army identity card and uniform were found in his apartment.

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