The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended a fake police officer.
David Omoruyi was caught in possession of a fake police identity card.
Fake police officer caught with drugs
The suspect, who lives at No 4, Job Street, Afromedia, Otta-Awori LCDA, Lagos, was also nabbed with 30kg of weed thought to be Indian hemp.
Spokesperson of the police command in the state, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, said the suspected fake police officer in his fleeing colleagues’ company was seen with some bags of Indian hemp on their heads at Alaba Rago Market, Ojo Lagos when the policemen accosted them.
The others escaped while the policemen arrested David.
He disclosed that upon interrogation, David confessed he was parading as a fake policeman to gain easy access to drugs.
He claimed he is a serving sergeant attached to Mopol 49, Epe, Lagos State. But upon interrogation, he confessed to being a fake policeman.
“The suspect confessed that he used to flash the fake ID to gain access and for easy passage of their loots or drugs whenever they were on business.”
Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu ordered that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for discreet Investigation.
He also ordered that their fleeing members be searched for and brought to book with immediate effect.