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Police arrest ‘fake officer’ in Ebonyi

Police arrest ‘fake officer’ in Ebonyi
July 03
22:22 2022

The police command in Ebonyi says its operatives have arrested a resident of the state for alleged impersonation.

Chris Anyanwu, spokesman of the command, in a statement on Sunday, said the suspect was arrested on Saturday.

He identified the suspect as Enyi Friday, adding that he was caught impersonating a police officer.

“The Ebonyi State Police Command, on Saturday, July 2, through a coordinated effort with Anyigor Lazarus, the Commander of Ebubeagu security outfit in Ezza South Local Government Area, apprehended Enyi Friday,” the statement reads.

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“The suspect, who hails from Umunwagu Idembia community in the area, was impersonating the police.

“The young man, who is not a police officer, was caught wearing the uniform of a Police Corporal, hence his arrest.

“He has been handed over to the State Investigation and Intelligence Department, for further investigation.”

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The police spokesman also urged the general public to continue to partner with security operatives in the state to rid communities of criminal elements.

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