Soldier Defrauds Rice Seller in Lagos

Soldier Defrauds Rice Seller in Lagos

A rice seller in Lagos by the name Abiodun Adewale has accused a man of stealing his five bags of rice worth  N117,500 in an area close to the Command Barracks in Ipaja, Lagos State.

According to PUNCH, the suspect pretended to be a soldier called Adewale on phone and demanded 12 bags of rice for some soldiers in the barracks.

Speaking to PUNCH, Adewale said he negotiated on the price and sent a delivery man to the location with the goods. Information Guide Nigeria

He added that the delivery man said the soldier introduced him to other soldiers who needed the goods.

“He told him to offload the goods at the command quarter guard in the barracks. When my delivery man conveyed five of the 12 bags the man ordered to the gate, he was about to offload when the soldier rushed to tell him that his commander was around; he redirected the delivery man to offload the goods at his wife’s shop opposite the barracks.

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He added that the delivery man noticed that they begged the woman to offload the goods in her shop and noticed the woman secretly took pictures of them.

According to the PUNCH, Adewale was told when he arrived the barracks that the man was not a soldier.

PUNCH also revealed that the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, has promised to investigate the matter. JAMB Result

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Idongesit Akpa-Ayang

Idongesit is a graduate of Communication Arts, University of Uyo. Currently working as a news reporter at InfoGuide Nigeria.

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