Fake soldier sent to prison for mistreating task force workers after hijacking his motorcycle
A 25-year-old man named Kabiru Mohammed was sentenced Saturday February 20 by the Lagos State Mobile Court in Oshodi to six weeks in prison for impersonation and assault.
Mr. Mohammed was arrested in the Lagos airport area while riding a motorcycle painted in the colors of the Nigerian army and acting as a soldier.
Taofik Adebayo, spokesman for the Environmental and Special Crimes Authority (Task Force) of Lagos State, said in a statement that the suspect was arrested along with his camouflaged commercial motorcycle after attacking law enforcement team members and other unbelievers at the airport. stop along the Lagos-Abeokuta Express highway.
The agency said in a statement: “The agency’s operators arrived after a surveillance and control operation with more than 150 confiscated motorcycles loaded onto three agency trucks, before a fake soldier whose commercial motorcycle had been hijacked on restricted routes mobilized other criminals and attacked the team. with dangerous weapons such as stones, bottles and iron bars. “
Task Force Chairman Shola Jejeloe explained, “The mock soldier was arrested after the attack and an investigation in our office revealed that he was a simulator.”
Mohammed was charged with three counts bordering on aggression, conduct that could lead to public disorder and identity theft. He pleaded guilty to the charges.
At his request, Magistrate Adelacun sentenced him to six weeks in prison, with a possible fine of 40,000 AD.