A 59-year-old man, Olawale Olatunji, said to be posing as a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police at a bank in Kubwa, a satellite city in the Federal Capital Territory, has been arrested by the police with eleven automatic teller Machine cards and ten chequebooks of various banks found on him.
Parading the suspect before newsmen at the command’s headquarters in Nigerian capital on WednesdayDecember 19th, the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, aforementioned that Olatunji had posed as an AIG to defraud unsuspecting members of the public by promising to assist them to get contracts at the Police Air Wing Department.
On December 10, 2018, police operatives from the command arrested Olatunji, who had been parading himself as a retired AIG. The suspect had under the same pretext defrauded unsuspecting members of the public by offering to help them secure contracts at the Police Air Wing. within the course of investigation, fake Police Air Wing receipts, fake contract documents, eleven ATM cards, ten chequebooks and letterheads of variouscorporations were recovered from him as exhibits.
Olatunji who admitted to owning all the incriminating things found on him, denied carrying out any dishonestactivities. He demanded that the police charge him to court straightaway.
“A pastor introduced me to somebody as a retired AIG, but I didn’t victimize anyone. The ATM cards and chequebooks are for my bank accounts, which were opened for my business with completely differentcorporations,” he said