Fake Policeman Nabbed For Fraud in Lagos

INSIDEMAINLAND – A fake policeman parading as the assistant superintendent of police has been nabbed and tried before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

Insidemainland reports that the accused, Alexander Ilesanmi who was a former policeman had allegedly defrauded his victim, Mr. Samuel Akporherhe of N385,000 under the pretense of getting a police job for him.

However, the prosecutor, Insp Kenrich Nomayo disclosed that the defendant had impersonated the assistant Superintendent of police, and further revealed that the defendant knew it was a false representation.

He also made it known that the defendant connived with two other suspects to perpetrate the crime in October 2020 and November 2020 at police college, Ikeja.

READ ALSO: LASEMA, NEMA Rescues Suicidal Victim In Iyana-Ipaja

He said; “The defendant, who was dismissed from the force since 2010 as a CP, disguised as an ASP to the complainant and obtained the money from him.

According to him, the offences violated Sections 77, 314, and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Delivering the judgment, the Magistrate, Mrs. O.O Fajana, however, granted the defendant bail of the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case until Nov .22 for mention.



Government My Area

Japa Effect: LASG Tasks Residents on Collaboration at Apapa Hospital

INSIDEMAINLAND– The Lagos State Government has stated that it will require citizen support to renew the Apapa General Hospital infrastructure and expand service delivery. The Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated this on Wednesday during a stakeholders’ meeting at the hospital residence in Apapa, Lagos Mainland. Abayomi, who was represented at the […]

Read More
My Area

LASEMA Reacts to Tragic Incident in Mushin

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency(LASEMA) has confirmed the death of a male adult involved in an accident at Alakara, in the Mushin area of Lagos Mainland. The Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, in a statement on Wednesday, said the agency got a distress call around 2am and responded to that call. Oke-Osanyintolu […]

Read More
My Area

IN IKOTUN: Police Arrest Neighborhood Burglars

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Police Command, Ikotun Division has reported the arrest of four persons who broke into a warehouse and stole items worth millions of Naira. The Lagos state command Spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the arrest on his verified Twitter account on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Hundeyin noted that a student was […]

Read More