Imo State Police Command nabs suspected fake lawyer

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By Gideon Adonai

Imo State Police Command arrested a suspected fake lawyer, identified as Mrs Princess Kate Duruji 37 of Akakkims Palace, Orji, Owerri.

Following a case of fraud reported on the on 30th June, 2021 and under investigation, One Mrs Princess Kate Nneoma Duruji “F”, age 37 Years of Akakkims Palace Orji Owerri , lmo State, whose information revealed that, she has been parading herself as a lawyer to unsuspecting victims.

She was formally arrested on Tuesday, when she falsely represented herself before the police as a barrister.

When she was interrogated, the suspect confessed to the crime which led to the recovery of a lawyers’ wig conspicuously displayed on the dashboard of her Toyota Camry car with registration number ABUJA ABC 460 GG. Investigation is still ongoing and as soon as it is concluded she will be arraigned in court .

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Imo Command, CP Abutu Yaro, fdc, has appealled to the good people of Imo State to be wary

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of fake lawyers and advised them to ensure that they approach genuine solicitors and advocates.

He also warned those whose stock in trade is to go about impersonating lawyers to desist from such act as anyone found complicit will be arrested and prosecuted forthwith.

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