Thursday, May 19, 2022

Fake Police Officer Arrested For Parading Himself As An Assistant Superintendent Of Police

A fake police officer identified as Nkanu Patrick has been arrested by police operatives in Ondo state.

The suspect was arrested by policemen from Ore Division for parading himself as an Assistant Superintendent of Police.

Nkanu, 50, was arrested on Wednesday February 22, during a stop and search operation along the Benin/Ore Expressway way.

The police spokesperson in Ondo State, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, said in a statement on Thursday that the suspect was caught while escorting a Volkswagen mini bus conveying pharmaceutical products heading towards Benin.

He said:

“On the 23rd of February, 2022 at about 2.00pm a team of Policemen attached to Ore Division who were on stop and search duty along Benin/Ore Expressway and intercepted a Volkswagen Mini Bus carrying Pharmaceutical Products enroute Benin being escorted by the suspect in a complete Police camouflage uniform.”

“His dressing arose the suspicion of the Policemen on duty and had to probe further into his particulars, when asked of his identity, he could not give satisfactory account of himself as a Police officer.

“Investigation however, revealed that the suspect, Nkanu Patrick has never been a Policeman but was close to policemen in his area. He will soon be charged to Court.”

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