Three males have been arrested by the Ogun State police for allegedly parading themselves as troopers.
DAILY POST experiences that the suspects, Olanrewaju Adebayo, 33; Jacob Onebi, 36 and Olabode Oluwaseun, 35, had been nabbed for allegedly partaking in a number of unlawful actions in Agbado space of the state.
Confirming the arrest, the state police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, knowledgeable that the suspects had been apprehended in navy camouflage on March 3.
Oyeyemi stated the suspects had initially claimed to be officers of 174 Battalion Ikorodu, Lagos State, including that two of them later confessed underneath interrogation that that they had been dismissed from the Nigerian Army years in the past.
The third suspect, it was learnt, is a buddy of the 2 dismissed troopers and was co-opted into their nefarious actions.
DAILY POST learnt that the DPO of Agbado division SP Kuranga Yero, was on routine patrol of his space together with his patrol group when he sighted the suspects, accosted them and demanded their correct id.
The case has been transferred to the state CID, on the directives of the Commissioner of Police, for additional investigation.