The Lagos State Police Command, has said that its operatives attached to “Area E Command“ in Festac, have arrested one David Omoruyi for being in possession of a fake police identity card and 30kg of Indian hemp.
Omuruyi, who lives at No 4, Job Street, Afromedia, Oto-Awori LCDA, Lagos, was found with some bags of Indan hemp.
This was contained in a statement issued by by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Sunday.
Adejobi said, “Omoruyi, in the company of his fleeing colleagues, was seen with some bags of Indian hemp at Alaba Market, Ojo, Lagos, before he was accosted by policemen.
“Omoruyi claimed he is a serving sergeant attached to Mopol 49, Epe, Lagos State but after due interrogation and investigation, he confessed to being a fake policeman,”Adejobi said.
Adejobi revealed that Omoruyi has admitted to using the fake identity to convey illicit drugs to various destinations in the state.
He added that the State Commissioner for police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the arrest of the fleeing members of the gang.
“Odumosu has directed that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for discreet investigation.
“Odumosu has ordered for the fleeing members to be apprehended and brought to book with immediate effect.
“Odumosu also admonished the public to always avail good and useful information to the police in order (for the latter) to discharge their duties diligently as expected,” he said.