A suspected fake police officer has been arrested by the Ebonyi State Police command.
The fake police, Enyi Friday, was apprehened in Umunwagu Idembia in Ezza South LGA.
The suspect is accused of deceiving innocent citizens in the state with his fake uniform.
Chris Anyanwu, the police public relations officer, disclosed this in a statement he made available to newsmen in Abakaliki on Sunday.
According to Anyanwu, the suspect was caught wearing the uniform of a police corporal by the commander of Ebubeagu Security outfit in Ezza South LGA of the state.
He then noted that the suspect has been handed over to the state investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.
“The Ebonyi State Police Command on Saturday 3/7/2022 at about 10:46hrs through a coordinated effort with Anyigor Lazarus, the Commander of Ebubeagu Security outfit in Ezza South LGA apprehended Enyi Friday who hails from Umunwagu Idembia in Ezza South LGA of Ebonyi State for impersonation,” the statement reads in part.
“The young man who is not a police officer was caught wearing the uniform of a Police Corporal hence his arrest. The suspect has been handed over to the State Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.”
Anyanwu however urged the general public to continue to partner with the Police in Ebonyi State in a bid to rid the communities of criminal elements.