The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two persons, a self acclaimed Prophetess namd Jumoke Mutairu, 45 and Johnson Uzoma, 29 for alleged impersonation, extortion.
They were arrested after been caught on June 20, at about 1:30pm, extorting residents of Itire and Mushin.
Clad in black tees and berets having police insignia, they were said to have moved from house to house demanding ‘security alert’ levy.
The suspects, were allegedly trained by thefounder, Chosen Ministry Church, Ijeshatedo, Pastor Chief Johnson Oni, and he is said to be at large.Police spokesman, Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent (CSP) said the suspects confessed they have engaged in the act forabout 15 years.
He said:“They also claimed that they received six month training from the Pastor. Black T-shirt, black beret, N4, 300, various documents suspected to be fake were recovered from them. Effort is on to arrest the fleeing founder/pastor.”