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Man docked for impersonating a police officer

02 December 2015, 08:20

Lagos - A 43-year-old man, Augustine Chike, was on Tuesday charged before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly impersonating a police officer.

Chike is facing a charge of impersonation.

The Prosecutor, Inspector Gabriel Ekundayo, told the court that the accused committed the offence at the premises of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, at about 12:12 p.m. on November 17.

Ekundayo said that the accused was apprehended while wearing a police uniform, with a fake police identity card.

Also read: Police arrest fraudsters impersonating Lagos CP, Tinubu

He said that the offence contravened Section 378 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The Chief Magistrate, M.I. Dan-Oni, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N100,000.00, with two sureties in like sum.

Dan-Oni ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed, have their addresses verified and should provide evidence of tax payments.

The case was then adjourned till December 21, for mention. 



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