The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi State Command, CP Aliyu Garba at the weekend announced the arrest of a fake police officer, Enyi Friday, who parades himself as an officer and deceives people in the state.
The suspect, Enyi hails from Umunwagu Idembia community in Ezza South LGA of Ebonyi State and was arrested for impersonation.
Enyi was arrested by one Anyigor Lazarus, who is a Commander of Ebubeagu Security outfit in Ezza South LGA of Ebonyi State.
Enyi, who is not a police officer was caught wearing the uniform of a Police Corporal hence his arrest.
The commissioner, in a statement, signed and made available to journalists in Abakaliki, through the police public relations officer, PPRO, SP Chris Anyanwu said the suspect has been handed over to the State Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
He urged the general public to continue to partner with the Police in Ebonyi State in a bid to rid the communities of criminal elements.
Ebonyi Police nabs a fake officer