Police sack two traffic wardens over extortion


The culprits being tried

The Nigeria Police Force, on Tuesday, said it had dismissed two traffic wardens attached to the Wuse Police Division from service for extorting money from a motorist in Abuja.

The affected officers are Musa Muktari with service F/No. 394120 and Shuaibu Sulieman with service F/No. 10627.

The Head, Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit ( PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, made this disclosure in statement in Abuja.

He said the dismissal followed an Orderly Room trial at the Provost Department, Force Headquarters, where they were found guilty of abuse of office, soliciting and receiving bribe, contrary to the police Act and Regulation of 1990.

Shogunle said that the unit immediately began an investigation as soon as the matter was reported to it on May 30 by the motorist.

He said that the two officers accused the motorist of beating traffic light along Wuse…

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