June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Man Arrested For Forging Magistrates’ Stamps, Impersonating Police Officer In Lagos

The State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Charles Chukwudi for forgery and impersonation.

This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin via his X handle on Thursday.

He wrote: “Detectives of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Lagos State Police Command, have arrested one Charles Chukwudi ‘m’ aged 48 for forgery and impersonation.

“The suspect was arrested following discreet investigations into his issuance of fake court documents to unsuspecting members of the public.

“Found in his possession were forged official stamps of Chief Magistrate Admin, C/M Adeola Olatunbosun – Chief Magistrate Court I Yaba and Magistrate A.B Ajiferuke of Magistrate Court Epe.

“Also found in his possession was a fake police identity card and a passport photograph of the suspect in police uniform which investigation revealed he had photoshopped”.

The PRO further disclosed that some court officials had commenced investigations into his fraudulent activities before alerting the police.

He added that the suspect was arrested within the premises of Tinubu Court, Lagos Island and has since been arraigned.

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