An Okada rider identified as Gbolagade Akinwale of E8/326, Etutaba Ooje in Ibadan was arrested for extorting huge sums of money from unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a corporal of the Nigeria Police Force.
The suspect has said that he committed the crime because he is under a spell.
On how he was arrested, he said: “I was drunk one day after finishing from work when I saw an ID card of a police officer”.
“It was the influence of the alcohol which made me misbehave and started using the ID card to identify myself as a police officer”.
The suspect said it was until he was relieved from the influence of the alcohol that it dawned on him the trouble he had caused to himself.
He begged police to have mercy on him because he predicament was caused by enemies from his family that have been tormenting him.