Operatives of 4 Special Forces Command, Doma, Nasarawa State have arrested one Agbism Joseph for impersonating a Nigerian military officer.
A statement issued on Friday by the Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel said the suspect was arrested on Thursday by the operatives and handed over to the command for investigation.
According to the statement, preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect purchased the military regalia/accoutrements from Lagos State, with the aim of deceiving unspecting members of the society.
The statement reads, “On August 25, 2022, one Agbism Joseph Allu ’M’ 33yrs old of Nasarawa Eggon LGA, but resides in Lafia and claimed to be working in Kogi State was arrested at Doma market, Doma LGA of Nasarawa State, while putting on full Military Camouflage by operatives of 4 Special Forces Command, Doma and handed over to the Police for further investigation.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect procured the military regalia/accoutrements at Lagos State and has been wearing it to deceive unsuspecting members of the public before nemesis caught up with him.
“Further Investigation has led to the recovery of some Military accoutrements of the Nigeria Navy such as: two sets of combat short knickers, a jackknife, two identification cards of Nigeria Merchant Navy carrying the name of the suspect, Belt, two mobile phones etc.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to carry out an exhaustive Investigation into the case in order to unravel other crimes that might have been committed by the suspect; after which, he will be charged to court for prosecution”.