The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Co, NSCDC, command in Borno, has arrested one Abubakar Mohammed, for allegedly impersonating as an Army captain.
The state NSCDC Commandant, Abdullahi Ibrahim, disclosed this when he addressed newsmen on Tuesday in Maiduguri. Mr Ibrahim said the suspects were arrested for various crimes in Maiduguri.
He said the fake army captain was arrested in Army uniform by a patrol team on Damboa Road, Maiduguri, as he was posing as an army captain. He was arrested along with one Garba Audu who equally claimed to be a member of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) attached to Sector 5. The commandant said there was growing incidents of criminals using military uniform to commit crime within Maiduguri and cautioned residents on the need to be on alert.