Police officers attached to “Area E Command“ in Fesweeds have arrested one David Omoruyi, male, of 37, of No 4, Job Street, Afromedia, Oto-Awori LCDA, Lagos, for carrying the identity of another police officer.
Omoruyi was arrested in possession of a fake police identity card and 30kg of weeds, suspected to be Indian hemp.
“Omoruyi and other fake police offices were seen with some bags of Indian hemp at Alaba Market, Ojo, Lagos before he was accosted by policemen.
“Omoruyi claimed he is a serving sergeant attached to Mopol 49, Epe, Lagos State but after due interrogation and investigation, he confessed to being a fake policeman,” Adejobi said.
Chief Superitendent of Police Mr. Adejobi said that Omoruyi confessed to using the fake identity card to ferry their illicit drugs to any destination.
“Lagos State Police Commissioner Mr. Odumosu, has directed that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for discreet investigation.
“Odumosu has ordered for the fleeing members to be apprehended and brought to book with immediate effect.
“Odumosu also admonished the public to always avail good and useful information to the police for them to discharge their duties diligently as expected, ” Mr. Adejobi said.