Men of Ogun state police command today arrested a 31 year old fake soldier Jolly Gilbert . He was picked up during a raiding of criminal hideout and black spots at Eyin ogbe area of Ogijo. He was arrested along with two others at the hideout in military camouflage shirt .
On interrogation, the suspect claimed to be a solder serving with 174 Battalion of Nigerian army. A signal was sent to the Battalion to authenticate his claim and it was revealed that the suspect is a fake soldier.
Items recovered from him includes a solders’ identity card, a jack knife, military hardware and assorted charms.
The commissioner of police, CP Bashir Makama has subsequently ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to special Anti robbery squad (SARS) for discreet investigation and prosecution.