Man, 40, in court for allegedly impersonating police officer



 

A self-acclaimed police officer, Amos Tumba, 40, on Friday appeared before a Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, , for allegedly parading himself as a police officer.

Tumba, who is facing a charge of impersonation, pleaded not to the offence.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Ajaga Agboko, told the court that the defendant the offence on Jan. 18 8.25 p.m. Falomo Under Bridge, Ikoyi, .

 

 

 

said the defendant parading himself as an officer in the Police with a fake identity card bearing his name and a fake number 385817.

Agboko said the offence contravened Section 77 (a) (b) of the Criminal Law of State, 2015.

 

 

 

 

The Magistrate, Mrs T.A. Idowu, granted the defendant a bail of 100,000 with one surety in like sum.

She adjourned the case until March 1 for hearing. (NAN)