Lagos DPO Removed over extortion

The sins of some officers attached to Okokomaiko Police Station in Lagos have been visited on their Divisional Police Officer, SP Emmanuel Edebagha.

Some officers from the station were reported to have extorted N100,000 from a mobile phone dealer at Alaba International Market, Onyinyechi Esther Anwusi…..CONTINUE READING

Anwusi in his account that went public, said the unscrupulous officers subjected him to scrutiny and found nothing incriminating on him, but despite forced him to transfer the sum to bank account details: Ndueso Okon Archibong with the account number 9550455342, PalmPay Limited.

The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, according to state police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin has ordered investigation into the victim’s claim, with the station DPO removed and the erring officers answering for the extortion.

This, Hundeyin related through his Twitter account on Saturday.

“CP Idowu Owohunwa has ordered the immediate removal of DPO Okokomaiko for his lack of supervision of his men. CP Owohunwa has also ordered the commencement of disciplinary action against him and all his indicted officers (who are already in the state headquarters),” he wrote…..CONTINUE READING