By Onozure Dania
Lagos—A 60-year-old man, Mohammed Ibrahim, was, yesterday, arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court, Lagos, over alleged impersonation and fraud.
The defendant, who was docked before Magistrate Abimbola Komolafe, is facing a three-count charge bordering on impersonation, fraud and stealing.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Police prosecutor, Inspector Iranus Nnamonu, said that the defendant committed the alleged offence on September 12, at 1:20pm in Ikeja, by presenting himself as an officer of the Nigerian Police Force.
He said that with intent to defraud, the defendant introduced himself as a Police officer to one Ahmed Ibrahim.
The prosecutor, also claimed that the defendant fraudulently obtained N132,000 cash from his victim under false pretence that he was going to sell 16 rams to him, which he knew to be false.