In Ebonyi state a fake police officer Enyi Friday who specialized in defrading people and deceiving them into believing that he’s an authetic police officer is cooling off in police cell.
This development was made known by the Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi State Command, CP Aliyu Garba over the weekend.
Findings show that the suspect, Enyi hails from Umunwagu Idembia community in Ezza South LGA of Ebonyi State and was arrested for impersonation.
Enyi was arrested by one Anyigor Lazarus, who is a Commander of Ebubeagu Security outfit in Ezza South LGA of Ebonyi State.
Enyi, who is not a police officer was caught wearing the uniform of a Police Corporal hence his arrest.
The commissioner, in a statement, signed and made available to journalists in Abakaliki, through the police public relations officer, PPRO, SP Chris Anyanwu said the suspect has been handed over to the State Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
He urged the general public to continue to partner with the Police in Ebonyi State in a bid to rid the communities of criminal elements.
The fake police officer will be arraigned in court for offences ranging from impersonation and swindling the public of their hard earned money.