A fake soldier with Nigerian Army uniforms and Police beret identified as James Abelagi Tersoo has been arrested by operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna.
The Kaduna NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Orndiir Terzungwe, disclosed this in a press statement in Kaduna.
NAN reports that the 25-year-old fake soldier was apprehended during a stop and search operations along Jos Road in Kaduna.
Tersoo, who claimed to be working with a private guard (name withheld), was heading to Kakuri area of the metropolis when he was arrested.
Terzungwe said: “When searched, his bag contained one pair of Nigerian Army Camouflage, Black boot, one Green Beret with police crest and two belts
(black and white).
“The operatives who escorted the suspect to his residence located at Jos Road during investigation, also recovered another pair of Army Camouflage uniform, two camouflage jungle hats, one pair of Army Uniform, one Army winter cap, one Army neck Muffler, two Army knee guard, one Army cardigan, two Army Crested T-Shirts and a pair of private guard uniform.
“In the interest of peace and stability, Bunu, restates call on parents and guardians to warn their children and wards to be law abiding and desist from all forms of crime.”
Terzungwe urged traditional and religious leaders to caution their wards against indulging in any act capable of destroying the peace measures put in place by the government.