The Delta State Police Command has arrested two fake soldiers including a woman and recovered military uniforms.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, May 7, said the suspects were arrested from a hotel in Effurun, in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state.
“On the 5/5/2021 at about 1300hrs, information received that a woman Jemilia Suleman ‘f’ age 48yrs, a native of Plateau State with one Monagor Charles ‘m’ age 61yrs of Ndokwa East L.G Area Delta State were found wearing military uniforms and lodged in Beji Court Hotel Bendel Estate Off Airport road Effurun,’ Edafe stated.
The DPO Ogborikoko Division CSP Martha Ikong detailed and led surveillance operative in conjunction with military personnel to the hotel and arrested the suspects.
Items recovered from the suspects included 10 pairs of military camouflage uniforms, six T-shirts, jungle caps, one T-shirt, and one singlet.
The female suspect confessed that she bought the said uniform in the market and used it to earn a living. The investigation is ongoing.