A 47-year-elderly person, Tajudeen Olufemi Idris, was on Friday, detained by the police in Ogun State for allegedly strutting himself as a lawyer meanwhile he isn’t, VILLA UPDATES reports .
The Ogun State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, uncovered that the suspect was captured at Magistrates Court 6 Ifo while showing up before Chief Magistrate I.A Arogundade in a common preliminary between one Ifeanyi Chuckwu and Ayo Itori.
At the court, the suspect was said to have professed to be a legitimate guidance from Tajudeen O. Idris and Co Chamber, speaking to one of the gatherings.
“His conduct and presentation before the Chief magistrate rose suspicious about his qualification as a lawyer and this prompted the Chief Magistrate to ask him of the year he was called to the bar, which he claimed to be 2009. But further enquiry revealed that his name is nowhere to be found amongst those called to bar in 2009, hence, police were notified,” Oyeyemi said.
Subsequently, the DPO of Ifo division, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle had sent his agents to the scene where the suspect was secured.
In the interim, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, stated his worry over the expansion in the rising number of phony legal advisors cheating individuals of their well deserved cash.
Ajogun reviewed that at the very least five instances of phony legal counselors have been accounted for since his presumption of office in under two months prior.
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