Ogun police arrest 50-yr old fake lawyer - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Thursday, April 1, 2021

Ogun police arrest 50-yr old fake lawyer

A 50-year old man, Azeez Agboola was on Wednesday arrested by Ogun state police command, for unlawfully parading himself as a legal practitioner .

AƧcording to statement from the command's spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Thursday, Azeez Agboola, a resident of Oko Afor area of Badagry Lagos state, was arrested while appearing as a counsel before Chief Magistrate B.I Ilo, at the Magistrate Court, Agbara. 

The alleged fake lawyer's presentation in court was said to have aroused the suspicion of the Chief maygistrate, who invited the police to arrest him for proper interrogation, in order to authenticate his claim of being a lawyer. 

Upon his arrest, the suspect was said to have been personally interrogated by the DPO, Agbara Division, SP Dahiru Saleh during when he allegedly confessed that though he read law in the university, he has not been called to Bar since he has not passed the law school examination. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered that the suspect be charged to court as soon as possible. 

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