The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, said on Friday that it has arrested a 46-year old man, Amos John Ewuga, over alleged impersonation, job racketeering and defrauding.
Public Relations Officer of the Command, Muhammed Suraju Idris, disclosed this in a press statement, adding that the arrest of the suspect was made following series of complaints received against him.
The statement added that the Corps consequently mounted surveillance and arrested the suspect along Akwanga – Abuja road.
The statement said, “Ewuga, who hails from Nasarawa Eggon Local Government of Nasarawa State has been impersonating as a Major in the Nigerian Army.
“He has also confessed to have extorted money running into millions of naira from innocent job seekers with the promise to provide jobs opportunities for them in the Nigerian Army, Air Force, Navy and other paramilitary agencies.
“Ewuga had also defrauded hundreds of people within and outside Nasarawa State of their cash and other belongings on the pretence of being a Nigerian Army personnel.”
The statement concluded that a dark tinted Army Colour Highlander Jeep, with registration number RBC 398 JM was recovered from the suspect.