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Army arrests fake soldier

SOLDIERS from Port Harcourt Army barracks have arrested an alleged fake soldier who gave his name as Mr. Idi Shagari.
In a statement signed by Spokesman of the barracks, Lt Col Aminu Iliyasu, the fake soldier was picked up around Nembe waterside area of Port Harcourt.

The fake soldier, who reportedly gave his age as 27 and claimed to hail from Taraba State, was allegedly in the habit of harassing civilians in his military uniforms.

According to the Army spokesman, items found in his possession included a cheque book allegedly belonging to a serving soldier.

He said the suspect had since been handed over to Rivers State Police Command for further investigation and prosecution.. The Army scribe urged the public to report any soldier conducting himself in a suspicious manner to the Army authorities in the state.


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