Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command, have arrested a fake soldier in the state.
The Civil Defence arrested an impostor with the Nigerian Army uniforms and Police beret in Kaduna, despite a 24-hour curfew imposed by the state government.
Parading the suspect in Kaduna on Tuesday, the State Commandant of the Corps, Modu Bunu, said the suspect who gave his name as James Abelagi Tersoo, male (25) was apprehended during a stop and search operations at Jos Road in Kaduna metropolis. Bunu said:
“James claimed he was heading to Kakuri before the arrest. When searched, his bag contained one pair of Nigerian Army Camouflage, Black boot, one Green Beret with police crest and two belts (black and white).
The operatives who escorted the suspect to his residence located at Jos Road, during investigation, recovered another pair of Army Camouflage uniform, two camouflage jungle hats, one pair of Army Uniform, one Army winter-cap, one Army neck Muffler, two Army knee guard, one Army cardigans, two Army Crested T-Shirts and a pair of private guard uniform.”