Police arraign 2 drivers for impersonatng Airforce officers

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ABUJA – The police on Wednesday arraigned drivers in a Senior in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, for impersonating air officers.

Ernest Enenche and Kenneth Kadiri of Japaro Hotel, Gwagwalaga, , are charged three counts of joint act, extortion and impersonation.

The police prosecutor, Insp. Jeremiah Elijah, told the court Mr Igele Anthony and Samilo Lawal, officials of the

Employers of Nigeria (NURTW), Lugbe branch, reported the case at the Lugbe Police Station.

Elijah said the accused persons drove an unpainted Peugeot 406 saloon car No. KJA 422 BF on Lugbe and stopped pick passengers when NURTW officials stopped him.

He said the accused persons claimed be air officers and when the union members asked for ID cards, they couldn’t identity themselves.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of the Penal Code.

The accused, however, pleaded guilty and denied the allegations.

Magistrate Anthony Ogboi admitted them bail for N500,000 a surety each.

He ordered that each surety depose to an affidavit of means and be resident within the court’s jurisdiction.

He adjourned the case until Aug. 6 for hearing. (NAN)