Fake female soldier identified as ‘Rose John’
Paraded by the Guards brigade
Verdict not yet made public
A fake female soldier allegedly arrested with bombs a few weeks ago in Abuja, was tried in court on Friday. The lady identified as Rose John was also arrested for parading herself as an army major with the name ‘Juliana Gumel’.
She was widely reported to have been caught with explosives and some children but this was later discovered to be false. She was paraded by the guards brigade in Abuja. The verdict has not been made public yet.
According to a statement made available by Col. Sani Kusheka on behalf of the Nigerian army, John also claimed to be a serving medical doctor and was found fully dressed in army camouflage. An outdated army ID card was recovered from the suspect.