Fake policewoman arrested for allegedly stealing from PoS Operators

A young lady who has been posing as a policewoman has been arrested for allegedly stealing from PoS operators in Osun State.

According to the Osun State Police Command, the 24-year-old lady was arrested for impersonation and robbery.


The spokesperson of the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, disclosed during a statement that the young lady posed as a policewoman to rob different Point of Sale (POS) operators in Osogbo, the capital.

After she was discovered, the residents of the community tried to lynch her but the Osun State Police saved her from being lynched and took her to Ata-Oja Police Division in Osogbo.

“In April, the suspect went to a PoS stand and presented herself as a police officer serving at Ata-Oja Police Division. She ‘arrested’ the sales girl and seized her bag containing a PoS machine, N20,000, and one phone valued at N15,000
,” Opalola said.

The police further disclosed that after the imposter was arrested, an amount of N246,650, an Opay PoS machine worth N30,000, one phone, one Ekiti State University identity card, and one voter’s card were recovered.

Also, two PoS business record books and one Itel phone without battery, suspected to belong to another victim, were found.