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Extortion: LASG Arrests Two Police Officers

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Tobi Adebayo 

Two police officers of the Agbowa Division have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for extortion after a woman narrated her experience with the officers. 

In the now viral video, the unidentified woman accused the officers of extorting the sum of N10,000 from her and some others at the Agbowa police station.

The officers were identified as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Adebayo Ojo and Sergeant Adeleke Mojisola.

According to a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, the state Commissioner of police, CP Hakeem Odumosu psc had ordered an in depth investigation into the case.

“Attention of Lagos State Police Command is drawn to a video on social media in which a Lady alleged that her vehicles was impounded by the Divisional Traffic Officer (DTO) Agbowa Division and a female sergeant.

“She equally accused the officers of extorting money from her. After analysing the video, the officers mentioned were identified by our operatives and arrested.

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“While appreciating the courage of the complainant and other well meaning citizens who forwarded the video to our social media page, the Command urged the complainant to take a further step by reporting at the Command Headquarters Ikeja to enable the Command conclude the investigation.

“The Commissioner of Police has reaffirmed his stance against corrupt practices and impunity. Members of the public will be updated on the outcome of the investigation,” the statement read

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