Chris Steven, Abuja
Contrary to social media reports, a woman arrested wearing Nigerian Army uniforms with a fake identity card was without children or improvised explosive device (IED), the Army authorities have said.
The fake army officer who was arrested along Gwagwalada falsely claimed to be a Major in the Nigerian Army.
But it was gathered that the fake officer who also claimed to be a serving Medical Doctor was alone when she was arrested.
Contrary to insinuation, the fake Major Juliana Gumel was not carrying Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) nor was she with kids when she was arrested, Army spokesperson, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman said.
He however added that the arrested perpetrator is undergoing interrogation.
“She claimed to be a Medical Doctor and a ” major” with a fake Private Soldier’s outdated identity card. But not with IED. I believe Guards Brigade or the Nigeria Police will issue a formal statement on it.” He said