The Ogun State Police Command is currently investigating Akinyemi Thomas, a 38-year-old imposter.
On February 17, 2022, Akinyemi Thomas was arrested for impersonating a police officer.
The suspect was apprehended while police officers attached to the Sagamu divisional headquarters were on routine patrol with the DPO, CSP Godwin Idehai when they spotted him in full police camouflage uniform under the bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the arrest said the suspect, Akinyemi Thomas’ conduct raised the suspicion of the policemen who then stopped to question him. Immediately the patrol vehicle stopped, the suspect took to his heels. He was then chased and apprehended.”
On interrogation, he confessed being a dismissed policeman but using the uniform to extort unsuspecting members of the public.”
“Recovered from him aside from the uniform is a police warrant card.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered a full investigation into the activities of the suspect with the view to charging him to court as soon as possible.