The Police in Lagos state have arrested one Sanni Auwal, 24, for unlawful possession of army uniforms and fake dollars.
Auwal who has been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos charged with unlawful possession of army uniforms and fake dollars was remanded in prison custody by the Magistrate, Mrs. Olaitan Ajayi, after he pleaded guilty.
She gave the remand order after she decided to wait for further investigation on the activities of the accused person, pointing out that she needed more facts about the accused person’s unwholesome dealings.
Ajayi adjourned the case till April 16 for more facts on the case and sentencing.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Daniel Ighodalo, had told the court that the accused person was found at Osapa Bus Stop in Eti-Osa Local Government Area, Lagos, at about 3 pm on April 10 with two “Ghana-Must-Go” bags.
Ighodalo said that a search into the bags revealed that the bags contained various military uniforms and large quantity of fake dollar notes.
He added that Auwal could not give satisfactory reason why he had those items and could not provide his address.