Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have reportedly apprehended a suspected fake army general in Minna on Monday, September 26.
The disclosure was made by Commandant of NSCDC, Commander
Philip Ayuba , while parading the suspect before newsmen.
“The suspected fake army General you are seeing specialises in defrauding unemployed applicants by promising them job in either the military or paramilitary outfits in the country,’’ Ayuba said.
The commander added that the 40-year-old suspect identified as Mohammed Usman aka General Ishiaku hails from Katcha Local Government Area of the state.
According to Ayuba, an undercover team of NSCDC, Minna metropolis, arrested the suspect following the conclusion of his plan to collect a balance of N450,000 bargained for a job in the commission.
Usman’s suspected accomplice, Abubakar Ibrahim , is reportedly still at large. While speaking with newsmen, the suspect asked for forgiveness, blaming his actions on the devil.
Ayuba said that the suspect would be charged to court as soon as ongoing investigations were concluded.