Imo State Police Command on Wednesday arrested a fake female lawyer, Princess Kate Nneoma Duruji, 37, of Akakkims Palace Orji Owerri, Owerri North Local Government Area of the State.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CSP Michael Abattam, stated yesterday that the suspect was arrested while trying to secure the release of a suspect in custody.
“Following a case of fraud reported on June 30, 2021 under investigation, one Mrs. Kate Nneoma Duruji (f), 37, of Akakem’s Palace, Orji, Owerri, lmo State, who information revealed had been parading as a lawyer to unsuspecting victims, was formally arrested on July 5, 2021, when she falsely represented herself before the police as a barrister at law.
He said the suspect has confessed to the crime which led to the recovery of a lawyer’s wig conspicuously displayed on the dashboard of her Toyota Camry car with registration number ABUJA ABC 460 GG.
He said the suspect would be arraigned before the court as soon as investigation was concluded.
In his words:
“When she was interrogated, the suspect confessed to the crime, which led to the recovery of a lawyer’s wig conspicuously displayed on the dashboard of her Toyota Camry car with registration number ABUJA ABC 460 GG. Investigation is still ongoing; as soon as it is concluded, she will be arraigned.”