Police in Ogun State have arrested a 47 year old man, Mr Ayodele
Balogun from Otta in Ado Odo Otta Local Government Area of the state for
practicing as a lawyer in the last 10 years without training.
who has been parading himself as a trained lawyer and practicing at the
Otta arm of the state Judiciary, was arrested by Detectives attached to
the Otta Division of the Ogun Police Command following complainant
that he had duped somebody of N140,000: 00k (One Hundred and Forty
Thousand Naira only).
Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said while the
suspect was being interrogated, a notable legal practitioner in Otta
also alerted them of his criminal antecedents and the need to
interrogate him extensively.
the police detectives were on with their interrogation, one of the
revered legal practitioners in the area alerted the police of the
suspect’s criminal antecedents and urged the police to widen the scope
of their interrogation, hence the confession of Ayodele Balogun, who has
been practicing at a popular chamber in otta for a decade, to be a fake