UPDATE: Troops arrest 6 Army imposters in Asaba

Chimezie Godfrey

The troops of Delta Safe arrested six suspected imposters in Delta State.

This was disclosed in a statement the Director of Army Relations, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima and made available to Newsdiaryonline.

He said,”On Tuesday 23 February 2021 at about 11:10 pm, of Delta Hawk (OPDH) in Delta State on intelligence report, arrested six suspected imposters along Midwifery school at Okpanam General area of Asaba, Delta state.

“The suspects arrested were Mr Nwokoye Chidera Emmanuel aged 20 years, Mr Nwokoye Francis aged 24 years, Mr Chigozie Arinze aged 23 years, Mr Kingsley Ndukuba aged 32 years, Mr Chidera Anichukwu aged 21 and Mr Chinedu Akwali aged 29 years.

“During the arrest, the following items were recovered; 1× Mercedes Benz GL350, 1× Toyota Corolla with registration number ABJ 49 AA ABUJA,1× Fabric Nationale bayonet and pairs of military kits from one of the suspects, Mr Chidera who claimed to be a Cadet from Southern Maritime Academy at Ugheli ,Delta state and suspect confessed to gotten the Military kits from one Mr Hassan nicknamed(Commander).”

Gen. Yerima disclosed that the suspects been handed over to 63 Brigade Military Police for further investigation and prosecution.

According to him, the Brigade called on the general and abiding citizens of the state to be weary of such people who parade themselves as military personnel and to report any suspicious person(s) to any nearest military formation/ security agencies.