Man Arrested For Impersonating As ACP, Medical Doctor

LAGOS JULY 9TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Police have arrested a 45-year-old man parading himself as an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Kano.

This was announced in a statement issued on Wednesday by Kano police spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa.

The statement said Mohammed Aliyu went to a hotel in Kano metropolis and requested for accommodation in order to lodge some of his guests coming from Kaduna and other parts of the country.

According to the statement, he asked for a discount after claiming to be “a Superior Police Officer of the Rank of an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP).

It reads, “He equally tendered a complimentary card to the Hotel Manager bearing his name as an Assistant Commissioner of Police and at the same time the Squadron Commander of 52 PMF Challawa, Kano.

” He further stated that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Nassarawa Division is his younger brother in Nigeria Police Force and at one time served under his office.

“Having observed a suspicious approach, the Manager of the Hotel immediately informed the Police.

“The Commissioner of Police Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of policemen led by DPO Nassarawa, SP Daniel Itse Amah to proceed to the scene.

” The team swung into action and found out that the suspect was a fake Assistant Commissioner of Police. He was subsequently arrested.

“On investigation, fake documents were found in possession of the suspect bearing his picture and a name, Ibrahim Muhammad Tijjani as Medical Practitioner.

“He confessed that he was neither a medical doctor, nor a Police Officer, and that, he was arrested and prosecuted for impersonation as Medical Doctor.

” He also confessed to have been involved in series of surgical operations, injects and prescribed drugs to many patients.

“The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko ordered that case be transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department of the Command for discreet investigation. The suspect will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.”

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