A fake soldier has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp, in
Keffi-Wambai, Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa state for allegedly
defrauding 22 persons.
32-year-old Moses Ayaka who was paraded at the NSCDC headquarters in Lafia by the
commandant, Abbas Bappa-Muhammed, on Wednesday September 21, was arrested
following a tip-off.
Public Relations Officer of the command, DSC Jerry Victor, said Ayaka was arrested on
September 9, 2022 at about 5pm.
He was nabbed with various items belonging to the military. The suspect confessed to
the crime and told the command
that some of the items were sold to him by one Lance Corporal (LCPL) Gabriel serving
in Maiduguri, Borno State, and LCPL Daniel serving in Calabar, Cross-River State.
He also confessed to have defrauded over 22 individuals to the tune of N440,000.
Ayaka blamed the devil and also pleaded for leniency.
Items recovered from the suspect include a set of camouflage, P-Cap tie, military
inner vest, a jack-knife and a motorcycle the suspect allegedly stole from one of his
Jerry Victor said the suspect will be prosecuted after the investigation.