Woman Pretending to be a Soldier Rearrested in Ondo
A woman who had been parading herself as an army officer in order to gain favours from the public and border officials, has been rearrested by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Ondo State Command
Jemila Suleiman who had been using the pseudonym Angela Tonye Omieh, was previously arrested on the 17th of April 2014.
She was arrested then while dressed in complete military regalia and attempting to pass through a military check point in Akure, Ondo.
At a press briefing a month after her arrest, she informed journalists that she had attended the Nigeria Army depot in Zaria, Kaduna, but dropped out after multiple injuries.
After she was granted bail by a judge on grounds of supporting her family, she was no where to be found by authorities.
She later purchased a military uniform from the Army depot in Zaria, Kaduna.
According to Sahara Reporters, she was rearrested on Wednesday as she attempted to pass through the Igbara-Oke military checkpoint in Ifedore Local Government Area.
On her decision for pretending to be part of the army, she told reporters, “I [had] to go back to [this] again because that is where I see the money to taking care of my family. I travelled around with the uniform to get favor and goods in the country.”