The Nigerian police force has announced the arrest of one of its officers responsible for illegally extorting N40,000 from a man in Lekki. The police officer is attached to the Maroko police division.
Below is a statement from the PCRRU unit of the police;
Re: “Maroko police officers Lekki extorted 40,000 from me 1:30 am this midnight”
The stated viral post was intercepted by PCRRU yesterday (23.11.2017) and registered as a complaint via #PCRRU600772 at about 5:12 pm.
The alleged officer has been identified (the uniform man in the photo, his name is not the one stated in the post/account number). The Commissioner of Lagos State Command, Ag. CP Imohimi Edgal has directed the Command’s X Squad to carry out a detailed investigation, the DPO Maroko Division is proceeding to the X-Squad with the involved officer this hour.
Please if you know the author of the post, tell him to reach PCRRU via any of our contacts or the Lagos State Command X Squad, State Headquarters Ikeja as his cry has been heard.
PCRRU says No To Impunity.
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ACP Abayomi Shogunle.
Head of PCRRU.