NSCDC Operatives Arrest Fake Soldier for Alleged Fraud in Ilorin


Operatives of the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one Abdusalam Ajibola, for allegedly impersonating as a “Soldier “ to defraud two persons  to the tune of N796,000.

It was gathered that the suspect was alleged to have impersonated a soldier, Abdullahi Saheed for the sum of N700,000 and Ropo Gabriel, promising to help them secure admissions at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna.

It was further learnt that the suspect was also alleged to have  falsely taken a Toyota Picnic car from one Prophet Samuel Olugbemiga for commercial transportation after which he absconded.

The 42 years old Suspect, Mr.  Abdulsalam Ajibola was apprehended at Oke-Onigbin in Isin  local government area of the state by the tracking Unit of the Civil Defence Corps in the state on March 24, 2023, following complaints lodged by his victims and was subsequently arrested and detained for interrogation.

The Public Relations Officer of the state command of NSCDC, Mr. Olasunkanmi Ayeni who confirmed the arrest of the suspect on Monday, however said that, “the suspect will be arraigned before the court for prosecution”.

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