No fewer than 10 persons parading themselves as Army officers were arrested, yesterday, by Military Police at Agbara customs check point along Badagry Expressway, Lagos.
Some of the alleged officers arrested were wearing Army uniforms, camouflage, cap and vest.
According to one of the Military Police officers, who spoke on condition of anonymity, some of the persons arrested were impersonating army officers, while others were actually officers but were supposed to be off duty.
The arrest, according to him, was to checkmate the activities of fake army officers operating along the axis.
A red dodge bus, with Lagos number plate APP306BW driven by one of the arrested officers, was carrying bags of rice and other contraband smuggled from Cotonou.
The driver of another vehicle with Lagos number plate BDG887CQ was also apprehended.
One of the â€˜officersâ€™ motorcycle with Lagos number plate Q5593-AKD, carrying frozen chicken and turkey was also impounded.