Today, operatives of the NSCDC (Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps), Kaduna State Command, detained a fake soldier with Nigerian Army uniforms and Police beret in Kaduna metropolis.
Orndiir Terzungwe the Commands Public Relations Officer, revealed this in a press statement saying that the suspect James Abelagi Tersoo , 25, was held during a stop and search operations along Jos Road in Kaduna. The suspect who claimed to be working with a private guard (name withheld), was heading to Kakuri area of the metropolis when he was taken to custody.
“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 and one pair of Army Uniform.
Other items recovered are 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.”
Terzungwe, said that Mr Madu Bunu the State Commandant of the corp, on Sunday, ordered full deployment of officers and men of the command to confirm law and order and enforcement of 24 hour curfew compulsory on Kaduna town and environs. The curfew followed increase of violence in some parts of Kajuru, Chikun, Kaduna-North and South and Igabi Local Government Areas.