A Lagos State Versatile Court in Oshodi condemned a 25-year-elderly person to about a month and a half in a remedial focus with a choice of a fine for pantomime and attack.
Kabiru Mohammed was condemned on Saturday, Feb 20. Mr Mohammed was captured at the air terminal territory of Lagos, riding a bike painted with the shades of the Nigerian Armed force uniform and strutting himself as a soldier.
Taofeek Adebayo, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce), said in a statement that the suspect was arrested along with his commercial motorcycle painted in camouflage after assaulting members of the enforcement team of the agency with other miscreants at Airport Bus-stop along Lagos-Abeokuta Express-way.
The statement reads: “Operatives of the agency were coming from a monitoring and enforcement operation with over 150 impounded motorcycles loaded into three of the Agency’s trucks before the fake Soldier, whose commercial motorcycle was among those impounded on restricted routes, mobilised other miscreants and attacked the team with dangerous weapons such stones, bottles and iron-rod.”
The Executive of the team, Shola Jejeloye, clarified: “The phony soldier was captured after the assault and during examination at our office, it was found that he was an impersonator.” Mohammed was summoned on three tallies verging on attack, lead prone to cause a penetrate of public harmony and pantomime. He confessed to the charges. Following his request, Justice Adelakun condemned him to about a month and a half in prison with a choice of a fine of N40,000.