A 54 year old Woman,was apprehended For Recruiting Self Into the Nigeria Police Force.
Mrs. Christiana Otukogbe by name who reportedly recruited herself into the Nigeria Police Force and operated in that capacity over the years, has finally been apprehended for impersonation in Lagos State.
Christiana Otukogbe, was apprehended by the Police at Ipaja Division.
The woman, Christiana ran into trouble after the Police went to Maborukose Street in Ipaja to arrest a criminal suspect, Samson Francis, who is the grandchild to Mrs. Christiana and she aided his escape as she obstructed the Police from performing their duty.
As the unpleasant information got to the DPO, CSP Tokumbo Aboniwonda, she directed Christiana to meet with her in order to know why she would obstruct officers on duty whereas she was a Police woman.
It was during interrogation that it was discovered that she was not a genuine Police officer and her home was searched. The Police uniform, which she obtained to perform her illegal duties, was recovered as an exhibit.
She finally confessed that she was a fake Police officer despite the fact that she had worked in many places as an officer.
Having been found culpable, the Police subsequently charged her before the Ogba Magistrates Court for obstruction of arrest and impersonation.
When she was arraigned, she pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Inspector Kokoye Olusegun, asked the Court to give a date for hearing to enable the Police to prove that she actually committed the alleged offence since she pleaded not guilty.
The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. O.A. Dirisu, granted her bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The Court ordered her remand in custody pending when she will perfect her bail conditions.
The matter was adjourned till 23rd March, 2022, for mention.