The operatives of Osun Amotekun corps on Friday arrested two suspects, Isaiah Friday Ezekiel (41) and John Apata Koffi (60) for allegedly impersonating police.
Ezekiel who hails from Calabar and Koffi, a native of Togo were alleged to have stolen a bag of Cement at Eleweran Kajola Village Ile-Ife, Osun State.
The duo were arrested after a complaint was lodged at Amotekun Ife command on the activities of the suspects by the residents of the area and the operatives of Amotekun swung into action immediately and arrested the culprits after stealing a bag of cement with the Police uniform.
The police uniform, Police beret, Iron Toy Gun, and Charms were found in their possession.
Confirming the arrests to newsmen in Osogbo, the Corps Commander of Osun Amotekun Corps, Brig. Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi said the suspects were arrested after a complaint was lodged against them by the residents of the area for engaging in house burgling and partaking in illegal activities in the area and the operatives of Amotekun swung into action immediately and arrested them after stealing a bag of cement with Police Uniform and Iron Toy Gun.
The suspect confessed to perpetrating the act and that they have been involved in such activities for a long time,
The suspects revealed how they disguise as police to extort the people”.Adewinmbi said.
The suspects have been handed over to the police for subsequent investigation and interrogation.
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