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Police arraign three for alleged impersonation of army personnel

LAGOS, Nigeria – The police in Lagos State on Tuesday arraigned three men identified as Kelechi Nnabuihe, Damilola Ayodele and Joseph Udoh for allegedly impersonating army personnel.

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Nnabuihe, 28; Ayodele, 26, and Udoh, 25, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and impersonation before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

NAN reports that the Prosecutor, ASP Benson Emuerhi, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on Oct. 10, at 6.30p.m., in Ikotun area of Lagos.

Emuerhi said that the defendants conspired and falsely presented themselves as army men by wearing army uniform, in contravention of Sections 77(a)(b) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O. Sule-Amzat, granted the defendants bail in the sum of N50,000 each with one surety in like sum.

Sule-Amzat adjourned the case until Jan. 23 for mention.

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