Some woman are being made to pay for their criminal acts after they were found out to have sewn and sold police uniforms.
Four women who run a factory were police uniforms and accessories are illegally manufactured and sold inside the Police College in Ikeja have been arrested.
They were arrested and taken into custody by the Lagos State Police Command.
Vanguard reports that the police recovered uniforms with different ranks, badges, belts, boots, cardigans, caps and force numbers from the suspects, among who are two nursing mothers.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, Dolapo Badmus, while confirming the incident, stated that the arrest came on the heels of petitions to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Idris Ibrahim, who set up a panel of inquiry headed by a retired IG.
The suspects, however, admitted during interrogation to the claim but did not mention names of their patronisers.
Badmus said, “The CP ordered the officer-in-charge of X-Squad to investigate, after the case was referred to us from the Police High Command, Abuja.
“When he finally investigated and found out that it was true, the CP ordered the arrest of the suspects and seizure of the materials.”
She disclosed that arrangement has been concluded for the arraignment of the suspects in court on Tuesday on a “two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful possession and sales of police kits contrary to Section 328, Sub-sections A, B, C and D of Lagos State, 2011.”