Crime

Ex-Con In Hot Water Over Impersonation Of Army Officer

Ogun State Police Command has arrested an an ex-convict, Segun Ogundeji for impersonating military officer.

According to the statement by the command Spokesman Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested when he came to Sango Ota Divisional Headquarters dressed in army camouflage uniform to solicit for the release of a suspect.

Mr. Oyeyemi explained that the suspect at the Sango Ota Police Station met an Air Force officer who accused the suspect of failure to give him professional courtesy which resulted into quarrel.

The spokesman said it was the quarrel that led to interrogation of the two, which exposed the fact that the suspect was not a military man.

He said it was also discovered that he had earlier been convicted by a court of competent jurisdiction for impersonation.

The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered a full investigation into the past activities of the suspect, with the view to charging him to court as soon as investigation is concluded.

Wale Oluokun

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