Fake Assistant Inspector General of Police Got Arrested In Abuja

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A man named Olakunle Adesola, aged 61, was arrested in Abuja for allegedly scamming people out of N10 million while pretending to be an Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).

The FCT Commissioner of Police, Sunday Babaji, apprehended him for impersonating a police officer and carrying out fraudulent activities. During the arrest, Adesola was found in possession of 11 ATM cards and 10 cheque books.

Fake Assistant Inspector General of Police Got Arrested
Fake Assistant Inspector General of Police Got Arrested

Fake Assistant Inspector General of Police Got Arrested

According to a statement released by DSP Josephine Adeh, the FCT police command’s spokesperson, the imposter, Olakunle Adesola, a 61-year-old resident of Liberty Estate by Spring Road AMAC Abuja, was finally arrested on Sunday, November 20 2022 by the command’s intelligence asset attached to the Anti-violence Crime section of the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID).

”The suspect’s modus operandi is to impersonate a senior Police Officer between the ranks of Commissioner and Assistant Inspector General of Police, top-ranking EFCC officials, and/or a legal practitioner who owns a law firm by the name Dr.Kunle Adeshola & Associate has successfully defrauded many to the tone of about Ten Million naira (10,000,000).

He further said; The suspects when interviewed confessed to having been a perpetrator of this criminal enterprise as far back as the year 1980. Upon the arrest, several forged documents, unissued Police gear, Tear gases, and forged academic documents from various learning institutions were recovered in possession of the suspect.”

Fake Assistant Inspector General of Police Got Arrested

While the investigation and efforts to apprehend co-conspirators of this criminal enterprise are ongoing, Adeh stated that the Commissioner of Police FCT Command, CP Babaji Sunday Psc.

 ”wishes to categorically state that the suspect has absolutely no past or present affiliation with the Police in status or otherwise and at any level. Members of the public are therefore advised to be weary of such unscrupulous elements who parade themselves in such manner as the above or any other in other to defraud members of the public.”

He Said; ”The CP also wishes to reaffirm the Command’s commitment to bringing crime and criminality in all its forms and expression to the barest minimum. While painstaking effort is being deployed to ensure the above, members of the public are therefore urged to maintain vigilance and report suspicious activities to the police through the following emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached at 0902 222 2352” the statement further read ((lindaikejisblog))

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