#ObscureLegalFacts by Arome Abu

PERSONATION OF A POLICE OFFICER

In Nigeria, it is an offence for a person to use any dress, name or designation, resembling any police officer, or in any way pretends to be a police officer for the purpose of gaining entrance into any house.

PENALTY
Fine of N200 or to imprisonment for a term of one year.

See Section 42 of the Police Act.

Arome Abu is the Principal Partner of THE COUNSEL L-P

CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.

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