- The Lagos police command has arrested two fake the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officials who were on a mission to also make an arrest
- According to the force, the names of the suspects as DSP Bala Elkana, Ikechukwu Victor and Emeka Ewuzien
- During thee arrest, the suspects presented fake identity cards that bore their names and identified them as officials of SARS
The Lagos police command has arrested two fake officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
According to the police spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, Ikechukwu Victor, 45, and Emeka Ewuzien, 45, who were from 2 Igi street in Bariga and Ladylack, were arrested while they were on a mission to make an arrest, The Nation reports.
When they were questioned by the force, the suspects said they are members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) from Victoria Island.
The spokeman said that they were arrested when Lasisi Iyuana, a chief superintendent, led a team that swopped on them on Wednesday, October 30.
“CSP Lasisi Iyunade accosted to men dressed in black T-Shirts with the inscription SARS boldly written along Julius Kadri Street ifako, Gbagada.
"They claimed to be SARS Operatives, on their way to effect an arrest at Bakare Daudu market. On further questioning, they claimed to be members of Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) from Victoria Island Lagos,” he said.
He also mentioned how the suspects provided fake IDs before they were charged to court and remanded in Kikiri prison.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a raid at the church premises of a self-acclaimed pastor in Isheri Osun area of Lagos state by the Police has led to the arrest of the prophet, Sunday Joseph, who chained 15 persons in a torture camp.
Ojo was arrested after the Police rescued 15 of the pastor's captives who were chained at 26 Alafia Street Oriofe Ijegun. It was gathered that about 10 workers in the church were also arrested alongside the pastor in connection with the suspected torture camp.
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