Ogun Police boss orders arrest of three Policemen for extortion

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Ogun Police boss orders arrest of three Policemen for extortion

James Ogunnaike

The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Police Command, Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate arrest of three Mobile Policemen who were alleged to have extorted the sum of one hundred and fifty-three thousand (#153,000 ) from one Sheriff Adedigba, a student of Lagos State University.

The three policemen, according to a statement issued by the command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, included Inspector Sunday John, Sgt. Jimoh Asimiya and Sgt. Solomon Adedapo.

Oyeyemi said, “the trio were alleged to have forcefully extorted the said amount of money from the complainant while he was traveling from Abeokuta to Lagos”.

“Having heard about the incident on social media, the Commissioner of Police directed the DPO, Owode Egba division, whose jurisdiction the incident happened to fish out the erring officers with immediate effect”.

“The three officers were quickly identified and apprehended. The money was recovered from them and returned…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper