A 50-year-old fake lawyer, Azeez Agboola, was arrested in court at Agbara, Ogun state Wednesday, right inside the courtroom.
The fake lawyer was arrested while appearing as a counsel before Chief Magistrate B. I. Ilo, at the Chief Magistrate Court in the industrial town.
Agboola was arrested after the presiding judge was suspicious of his manner of presentation in the court.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi said, the judge Inted the police to arrest him to authenticate his claim of being a lawyer.
“Upon his arrest, the suspect was personally interrogated by the DPO of Agbara Division, SP Dahiru Saleh.
‘He confessed that though he read law in the university, he has not been called to Bar since he has not passed the law school examination.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered that the suspect be charged to court as soon as possible.