Fake captain arraigned for harassing naval officers in Lagos

Nigerian Navy

Police in Lagos have arraigned a 60-year-old man, Martins Anyakoro, in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court for allegedly posing as a naval officer.

Mr Anyakoro was on Wednesday charged with two counts of impersonation and breach of peace.

The court heard that Anyakoro paraded himself as navy captain at the base and harassed officers on duty.

Police prosecutor, Clement Okuoimose, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on June 13 at 6:30 pm at the Navy Base FOB Badagry, Lagos.

Mr Okuoimose said the alleged offence contravened the provisions of sections 77 and 166 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate Aka Bashorun admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned until July 10.