Police arrest 50-year-old fake lawyer in Ogun

Men of Ogun state police command have arrested a 50-year-old man identified as Azeez Agboola on Wednesday, March 31 for unlawfully parading himself as a legal practitioner.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspect who is a resident of Oko Afor area of Badagry, Lagos state was arrested while appearing as a counsel before Chief Magistrate B.I Ilo, at the chief magistrate court Agbara.

This was contained in a statement released by the police public relations officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi.

The PPRO said his presentation in court aroused the suspicion of the chief magistrate who invited the police to arrest him for proper interrogation in order to authenticate his claim of being a lawyer.

”Upon his arrest, the suspect was personally interrogated by the Dpo Agbara division SP Dahiru Saleh, and he confessed that though he read law in the university, he has not been called to Bar since he has not passed the law school examination.”the statement read

The police spokesperson added that the state commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered that the suspect be charged to court as soon as possible.


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