A 44-year-old man identified as Richard Nyantakyi has been arrested after disguising himself as a police officer.

The fake police officer was arrested when directing traffic at Asuofua lorry station in the Ashanti Region.

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District Police Commander of Asokwa, Mr. Christian Owusu Mpinim who caused his arrest explained that he was driving on Abrepo road when he spotted Richard Appiah in a dress that looks like police uniform and holding a pump-action gun and directing traffic.

He subsequently confronted him and Richard to be a police officer stationed at Suame but when asked for his service number he failed to provide it.

He was arrested and is currently in the grips of the police for further investigation.

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