Bauchi Polytechnic Student Arrested for Parading Himself As An Army Lieutenant

One Eze Mavus Ugochukwu, a student of Computer Science, Bauchi State Polytechnic, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office for posing as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army, with the intent to defraud people.

The student was arrested following a complaint, by one Mrs Dorcas Oni that the suspect presented himself to her as a Lieutenant in Nigerian Army and told her that he would assist her in securing admission for her son into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), for which he made her transfer the sum of N400, 000.00 (Four Hundred Thousand Naira) to his account.

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Upon further investigation it was revealed that, the suspect had defrauded other victims to the tune of N1, 455,000.00 and have forged military documents which he passed off to his victims as genuine in a bid to convince them that he would secure NDA admission for them.

EFCC said the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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