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Pretend soldier arrested in Niger State whereas making an attempt to safe launch of his pal in police custody

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Fake soldier arrested in Niger State while trying to secure release of his friend in police custody

Operatives of the Niger State Police Command have arrested a pretend soldier, Emmanuel Dominic, 24, of Tungan space of Minna. 

 

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun in a press release on Wednesday November 17, stated the suspect was arrested by operatives hooked up to Maitumbi Division. 

 

The PPRO stated the suspect wearing Nigerian Military camouflage, went to the Police Division on October 27, and paraded himself as a soldier of Nigerian Military with service no. 05313 hooked up to TRADOC, Minna to safe the discharge of his pal in police custody.

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“Throughout interrogation, the suspect was found to be a pretend soldier and subsequently arrested and later confessed that he had been a barrack boy of Military barrack Minna. He additionally claimed that the uniform in his possession belongs to his late father whom he stated was a soldier,” Abiodun acknowledged. 

 

Displays recovered from the suspect throughout investigation contains; one picket carved gun, two axe, one jackknife, two equipment baggage, two OG inexperienced trousers, one military camouflage vest, shirt, boot, face cap, and a strolling stick.

 

The suspect is equally suspected to have been robbing victims in Minna and its environs with the picket carved gun, jackknife and the axe. 

 

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The case is beneath investigation whereas the suspect can be arraigned in courtroom for prosecution instantly after investigation is concluded, DSP Abiodun added. 

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