Mistaken Identity: Ondo Police Command Apologizes To 32 Artillery Brigade

Ondo State Police Command has apologized to the 32 Artillery Brigade over a suspected armed robber link to the Brigade, saying it was a mistaken identity.

Earlier in the news report circulated on social media, one Victor Innocent who was paraded by the police was reported to be a serving Army with the 32 Artillery Brigade.

In a press release by the Brigade through the Army Public Relations Officer (APRO), Captain Ayorinde Omojokun, he stated that Victor Innocent is not a serving Army personnel of the 32 Brigade Artillery and also never worked as a Nigerian Army personnel.

Innocent Victor was arrested along side one David Friday, a new recruited Police Constable for stealing motorcycle and conspiring with the soldier to rob another victims with dagger.

While reacting to the disclaimer by the 32 Artillery Brigade, the Commissioner of Police Bolaji Salami apologized, saying linking the suspect to the Brigade was a mistake made by the Investigative Police Officer in charge of the case.

CP Salami further blamed the IPO for doing a shading investigation, adding that the 32 Artillery Brigade and Police Command are partners in progress on security issues in Ondo State.

“After a thorough investigation, we discovered that the suspect is not an army officer. He only has friends who are soldiers who never knew that Victor Innocent is an armed robber”.

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