The suspect was monitored for some time by members of the public in the area who called the attention of a sergeant in the Nigerian army resident in same community to confirm if Adedeji was a genuine military man.
The sergeant was not satisfied with the suspect's explanation after interrogation and therefore handed him over to the police. During police interrogation, Adedeji confessed to be a fake soldier.
He revealed that he had been using his late elder brother's Army kits and other accoutrements. Among the items recovered from the suspect were two pairs of complete Nigerian Army uniforms,fake NA ID card, jungle boots, dummy gun, and other accoutrements of the Nigerian Army.
The Commissioner of Police CP Abdulmajid Ali directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Investigation and Intelligence in Ogun State to thoroughly investigate the matter to ascertain if the suspect was involved in kidnapping,land speculation, armed robbery for proper prosecution of the case.