A Nigerian man Mohammed Abdulrahman, has been arrested by The Federal Capital Territory Police Command (FCT) for defrauding people by impersonating as Superintendent of Police and an operative of EFCC.
AP Mariam Yusuf, Spokesperson of the Command, confirming the incident on Tuesday in Abuja said the suspect was arrested by operatives attached to the Mabushi Police Division on January 17.
During the arrest, two warrant cards, one handcuff, one tear spray, one black belt, one red fez cap, one black belt, one cutlass and one Toyota Camry black colour with registration number: AGL 541 ET were recovered from him.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the suspect habitually harasses residents along Mabushi Express axis under the façade of being a Police Officer thereby smearing the dignified image of the Nigeria Police Force.” the PPRO said.
The PPRO added that the Commissioner of Police of the Command admonishes citizens to report any suspicious happenings to the nearest police command.