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News/Events » POLICE ARREST FAKE ASSISTANT IGP. by: Obajichi(f) .:. Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 - 08:33:59:am GMT
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested an alleged serial fraudster who specialized in impersonating legal practitioners and senior law enforcement officers to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.

Following a series of petitions and reports at various formations and units of the Police Command, he was arrested.

The 61-year-old alleged imposter, identified as Olakunle Adesola who resides at Liberty Estate by Spring Road AMAC, Abuja, was arrested on Sunday by the Command's Intelligence Asset attached to the Anti-violence Crime Section of the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) at Our Lady Queen of Cathedral Church Area III where scores of unsuspecting worshippers have reportedly been defrauded.

According to the PPRO, Josephine Adeh said that, the suspect's modus operandi was yo impersonate senior police officers between the ranks of Commissioner and Assistant Inspector General of Police,top ranking EFCC officials, and /or a legal practitioner who owns a law firm by the name Dr.Kunle Adeshola & Associate.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect successfully defrauded many to the tune of #10 million before his arrest.

The suspect , when interviewed, confessed to having been a perpetrator of this criminal enterprise as far back as the year 1980. Several forged documents, unissued police gear, tear gases and forged academic documents from various learning institutions were recovered in his possession.

Reacting to this , the Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Babaji Sunday PSC categorically stated that the suspect has absolutely no past or present affiliation with the Nigeria Police Force at any level.

He warned members of the public to be wary of such unscrupulous elements who parade themselves in such manner on order to defraud them.

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Re: POLICE ARREST FAKE ASSISTANT IGP. by: Obajichi(f) .:. Fri, 25 Nov, 2022 - 05:32:58:pm GMT

I wonder how long he thought he would do this and keep going Scot free.

I doubt if there's any office that can't be faked in Nigeria apart from the office of the President and Vice President.

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