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5 students arrested for impersonating Nigerian Army in Delta

5 students arrested for impersonating Nigerian Army in Delta
Five students of the Conarina Maritime Academy, Abraka, Delta State dressed in Nigerian Army cam­ouflage were yesterday ar­rested by men of the 222 Battalion, Agbaraha-Otor, Delta State, for imper­sonation and beating of a 100 Level male student of the Delta State University, Abraka, identified as Du­bre Jason.
The arrested students are: Osamaye Theophi­lus, Emefe Mike, Kingsley Nweke, Bassey Success and Mavis Ogosime. The management of Conarina Maritime Academy how­ever denied having such students in the institution.
According a source who sought anonymity, “the ar­rested students dressed in Army camouflage and they were beating a 100 Level Political Science student of the university identified as Dubre Jason, at Abraka.
He said, “Owing to the camouflage and military boots they wore, the Army was alerted that their col­leagues were brutalizing a student. On getting to the scene of the incident, it was discovered the assailants are not soldiers but stu­dents of a maritime acad­emy in the area hence they were subsequently arrested.
They were arrested after they were allegedly invited by one of their colleagues to question the victim (Ja­son) on issues relating to an apartment in one of the university hostels.
When contacted, a member of staff of the Public Relations Depart­ment of the Academy, Prince Oputun, directed all inquiries to the school PRO for comments. He said: “I am not aware of the arrest, but if there is anything like that, the PRO is in a better position to speak on the is­sue.” - The Authority

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