Ghana Fake soldier apprehended after greeting wrongly


A man who claimed to be a soldiers has been apprehended after he wrongly greeted a soldier.

Ahmed Tijani Abubakari, 28-year-old man was arrested for posing as Ghanian soldier.

He was apprehended on Thursday, June 6 when he visited the Military base Tumu, in the Sissala East Municipality, fully dressed in a Military uniform.

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Tinjani who claimed that he passed out in March 2019, had with him over GH 2,000.00.

He was immediately arrested after greeting the Military Officers on duty wrongly and handed over to the Tumu Municipal Police.

Upon interrogation Tijani, could not identify his barrack and unit; he could not mention his commanding officer name, neither can he even called his army number.

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To spite more fire, Geoffrey Hor Chief Inspector of Police, of Tumu Police Station confirm that Tijani usually visits the area and poses himself as a Military Officer until his arrest.

The Military had advised the general public to report any suspicious movement of impersonation to the police.

When a search was conducted in his house, police discovered a Military bag with a set of camouflage Military uniforms, a jacket, two pairs of boots and a Ghanaian passport carrying his name and photo.

Pictures on his phone also showed him dressed in a Military Uniform and other pictures showed him holding an assault rifle gun.

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Geoffrey Hor said provisional charges of impersonation and possession of Military accoutrement without authority have been charged against him.


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