A Fake Soldier By The Name, Abu Jonah, Has Been Arrested For Duping 30 People.
Abu Jonah, a fake soldier, has been arrested in Osun State, for parading himself as an army officer and duping about 30 people with the same promise of securing an employment for them in the Nigeria Army, Nigeria Immigration Service, National Security and Civil Defence Corps and other Security outfits.
He got arrested after he successfully duped a middle-aged man to the sum of N329.000. He confessed to have committed the offense, adding that he got the Army kit from a serving army officer.
After his arraignment in a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, the 32-year old was ordered to be remanded in prison custody. Prosecutor Oladoye Joshua told the court that the accused committed the offence between the year 2016 and the 9th day of January, 2018.
The accused unlawfully had in his possession, Nigerian Army uniform, boots, belt with forged identity cards, name tags and rank.
The Prosecutor said Jonah also collected N180,000 from one Abdulwaheed Yusuf, N100,000 from one Aduragbemi Adebowale. Also he collected N32,000 from one Jegede Aderemi and N19,000 from one Selore Oluwaseun. Theseunder the pretense of securing jobs for them at the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps.