Fake Military Officer Arrested In Lagos

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A man, Fabulous Okoro, has been arrested by police in Lagos for posing as a military officer. He was caught at Balogun Market at the Trade Fair Complex where he was accused of intimidating and extorting traders at Sokoto Plaza.

He was caught while he was sneaking out of the market after he allegedly stole a phone belonging to one Nkechi Obinabu. He was apprehended by the market's task force after which he admitted being a fake military man. He however refused to disclose how he got the uniforms.

Okoro has been charged before Apapa Magistrates Court. He pleaded not guilty and MA Etti, the presiding Magistrate, granted him N50,000 bail and one surety in like sum.  He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail and the matter adjourned till 14, July, 2017.

Ademola Aderele

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