Police arraign two fake soldiers for alleged impersonation

An Osun State Police Command, on Tuesday, arraigned two fake soldiers Abolaji Gabriel, 35, Samuel Mathew, 20, before Osun Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo over alleged impersonation.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Elisha Olusegu told the court that the defendants committed the offence on August 16, 2020 at about 10:00pm at old garage area Osogbo.

Elisha alleged that the defendants did commit felony to wit unlawful possession and wearing of complete Nigeria Army uniform.

He further informed the court that the defendants did attempt to commit felony to wit robbery.

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The prosecutor stated that the offence committed by the defendants contrary to and punishable under section 516,109,428(d)and 599 of the criminal code Cap 34 Vol ll Law of Osun state 2002

The two defendants pleaded not guilty to the allegation slammed against them by the police.

Defence counsel, Bola Abimbola applied for the bail accused persons in the most liberal and affordable term, promising they will provide reliable sureties and will never jump bail.

In his ruling, Magistrate Abayomi Ajala, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety.

He thereby adjourned the case till September 29 for hearing.

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