THE Police have arrested three suspects for conspiring and posting four forged and counterfeit police stickers with the inscription, “This Land belongs to the IGP Idris Abubakar”.
Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Jimoh Moshood, while parading the suspects in Abuja on Friday gave their names as Williams Iyeke, Julius Babasola and Olufemi Ogundare.
He alleged that the suspects hoisted the Nigeria flag, police flag and insignias in four different locations, two undeveloped land and two other buildings under construction at Adewale Kuku streets, Adefena crescent Street, Akande crescent and Owolabi Salisu Crescent all located at Millennium Estate Oke Alo, Gbagada, Lagos State.
According to Jimoh, Olufemi Ogundare the third suspect was arrested for forcible entry, malicious damage on the property after Williams Iyeke and Julius Babasola were arrested and taken into custody.
The force spokesman said that the police is on the trail of one Soji Adeniyi suspected for producing the forged and counterfeit sticker and conspiring with the above-mentioned suspects to paste them on the four locations mentioned earlier.
He disclosed that their ploy is to deceive members of the public and scare away the authentic owners of the said land and buildings by using the name “IGP Idris Abubakar.”