Police arrest impersonator, recover fake police warrant cards, handcuffs, others in Abuja

Police operatives attached to the Mabushi Division of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command (FCT), Abuja have arrested one Mohammed Abdulrahman for allegedly impersonating as a Superintendent of Police and an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday by the spokesperson of the Command, ASP. Mariam Yusuf.

The PPRO stated that the suspect who was arrested by operatives at Mabushi following a tip-off was notorious for defrauding and attacking unsuspecting members of the public by parading himself as a member of the Nigeria Police Force.

Exhibits recovered from the suspect, according to Yusuf include two warrant cards, one handcuff, one tear spray, one black belt, one red fez cap, one black belt, one cutlass and one Toyota Camry black colour with registration number: AGL 541 ET.

The PPRO stated that the Commissioner of Police of the Command, CP Bala Ciroma, has urged the members of the public to report suspicious happenings and criminals in their environments to the nearest police formation for prompt action.

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