Police operatives in Ebonyi on Saturday arrested a fake officer in the state.
The spokesman for the state police command, Chris Anyanwu, who confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday in Abakaliki, said the suspect was arrested in a coordinated operation with the South-East security outfit, Ebubeagu.
The statement read: “The Ebonyi State Police Command on Saturday, July 3, through a coordinated effort with Anyigor Lazarus, the Commander of Ebubeagu Security outfit in Ezza South Local Government Area, apprehended Enyi Friday.
“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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