Fake Police DSP Nabbed With Pump Action Rifle

…claims to be trained as spy in police college, Ikeja

By: Okosun Dennis

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command while on surveillance and confidence building patrol, have arrested one Micheal Osundu, a male, in Owerri who claimed to be based in London, United Kingdom.

According to the Imo State Police spokesperson, SP Ikeokwu Godson Orlando said in a statement on Sunday that he was arrested in connection with criminal activities in the state, and he is reasonably suspected to be part of the hoodlums that attacked the Nigeria Correctional Services and the Police headquarters on the 5th April, 2021.

However, at the point of arrest, it was learnt, one English made Pump action rifle and 26) live cartridges, a a pair of Police uniform with the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) which was hidden in his Tinted Toyota Escalade vehicle were recovered.

Upon interrogation, he claimed to be a Police Spy trained at the Police Training School, Ikeja.


Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Abutu Yaro has ordered full scale investigation into the matter with a view to discovering his level of culpability and possibly arresting other suspects.

He further use the opportunity to call on any person who participated in the attack of 5th April, 2021, as well as the escapee inmates/suspects to turn themselves in, or else, they will be made to face the full wrath of the law if caught.

CP Abutu, therefore, charged members of the public to partner with the command by volunteering credible information to the Police,
which may lead to arresting criminal elements in and around the state.

However, it was learnt that the action was in line with the mandate and directive of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman to restore peace and tranquility in Imo state.

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