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Fake corps member arrested in Akwa Ibom



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Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a fake corps member at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp, situated at Ikot Itie Udung, in Nsit Atai Local Government Area of the state.

The fake corps member, Mr. Justice Orlu was one of the corps members at the 2017 Batch A stream II orientation exercise in the state.

Punch report that the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Chukwu Ikechukwu, disclosed on Wednesday, that the fake corps member, Mr. Justice Orlu Ordu, was arrested following an intelligence from men of the police force at the orientation camp.

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According to him, “Based on intelligence received by our policemen at the orientation camp, officers swung into action and arrested one Mr Justice Orlu Ordu, and indigene of Ikwere in Rivers, in Monday Uko’s Hostel in the orientation camp.

“On interrogation, Ordu admitted being a fake corps member who forged NYSC call-up letter claiming to have graduated from University of Uyo’s Department of Architecture.

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DSP Ikechukwu said investigation was on-going and the accused will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation.

He said crime prevention and control was a collective responsibility and urged members of the public to always give information on criminal elements to the police for swift response.

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