Man Arrested For Forging Magistrates’ Stamps, Impersonating Police Officer In Lagos

0 53

A 48-year-old Charles Chukwudi has been apprehended by detectives of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Lagos State Police Command over alleged forgery and impersonation.

The suspect was arrested following discreet investigations into his issuance of fake court documents to unsuspecting members of the public.

The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin disclosed this in a statement obtained by LEADERSHIP on Thursday.

Hundeyin listed items found in Chukwudi’s possession to include forged official stamps of Chief Magistrate Admin, C/M Adeola Olatunbosun of Chief Magistrate Court I Yaba and Magistrate A.B Ajiferuke of Magistrate Court Epe.

“Also found in his possession was a fake police identity card and a passport photograph of the suspect in police uniform which investigation revealed he had photoshopped,” the statement said.

He further added that investigations had commenced into the suspect’s fraudulent activities after its discovery by some court officials who in turn alerted the police.

Hundeyin said the suspect was arrested within the premises of Tinubu Court, Lagos Island on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 and has since been arraigned.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More