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Two fake soldiers arrested in Lagos



Two fake soldiers arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two men, Jonathan Yahaya and Mohammed Umar, for allegedly falsely parading themselves as soldiers.


Spokesperson for the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the arrest on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, said fake soldiers were handed over to the police by an officer of the Nigerian Army. 


Hundeyin said that a Major, whose name was not mentioned, attached to the 81 Division, Nigerian Army Provost, Bonny Camp, Victoria Island, Lagos brought the two suspects to Onikan Police Division after their arrest.



He said the army arrested one of the suspects while wearing camouflage trousers and black combat boots, while the second was wearing a Nigerian Army uniform.


“On interrogation, it was discovered that both suspects were fake soldiers. They could not tell how they got the army uniforms, hence their arrest. The suspects will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigations.” the PPRO added. 

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