The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 50-year-old man, Azeez Agboola, for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer earlier than a Chief Justice of the Peace Court docket within the Agbara space of the state.
SaharaReporters learnt that Agboola was arrested on Wednesday whereas showing as a counsel earlier than Chief Justice of the Peace B. I. Ilo on the court docket.
Nevertheless, his presentation aroused the suspicion of the Chief Justice of the Peace who invited the police to arrest him for correct interrogation.
In accordance with the police on Thursday, it was throughout the cross-examination that it was revealed that he certainly studied legislation however was by no means referred to as to the bar as he didn’t cross the required exams.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed Agboola’s arrest in a press release, including that he could be charged to court docket.
The police spokesman stated, “Agboola, a resident of Oko Afor space of Badagry, Lagos State, was arrested whereas showing as a counsel earlier than Chief Justice of the Peace B. I. Ilo, on the Chief Justice of the Peace Court docket, Agbara.
“His presentation in court docket aroused the suspicion of the chief Justice of the Peace, who invited the police to arrest him for correct interrogation, to be able to authenticate his declare of being a lawyer.
“Upon his arrest, the suspect was personally interrogated by the Divisional Police Officer of the Agbara division the place he confessed that although he learn legislation within the college, he has not been referred to as to the bar since he has not handed the legislation college examination.
“In the meantime, the commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered that the suspect be charged to court docket as quickly as doable.”