Fake soldier marched to prison

An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun has sentenced Ibrahim Ogunleye to one year imprisonment for impersonating a military officer.

On Tuesday, Chief Magistrate, O. L. Oke did not give the 33-year-old an option of fine.

NAN reports that Ogunleye was arraigned on a two-count charge of impersonation and forgery.

Abdulkareem Mustapha, the Prosecutor, recalled that the offences were committed on November 10 at about 7:00 p.m. at Sango-Ota bridge.

The police inspector said the convict was wearing a pair of military camouflage trousers and a face cap even though he was not a Nigerian Army member.

Mustapha added that Ogunleye forged a Nigerian Army identity card.

The offence contravened Sections 110 (1)( 2) of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun, 2006

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