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Wednesday, 28th October, 2020
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Lagos Police Command order immediate trial of inspector caught extorting motorcyclist
Sep 25, 2020
Source: CEOAFRICA NEWS: Reported by Blessing Sunday
Police officer extorting motorcyclist

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force yesterday ordered the immediate orderly room trial of an inspector caught in a widely circulated picture extorting a motorcyclist.

The Inspector, named Joseph Dike who is attached to Aguda Division of the State was caught extorting the motorcyclist at Pako Pin-Down Point, Aguda, and Lagos State, where he was posted on Stop and Search duty on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday ordered the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command SP Muyiwa Odejobi, to circulate a warning signal to all Police personnel in the command to  put an halt to corrupt practices, extortion, misuse of power, improper dressing, harassment to members of the public by using sticks or horsewhip, violation of human rights and drunkenness on duty, as such will attract severe reprimand or punishment according to the provisions of the Police Act and Regulations and other extant laws of Nigeria.

The CP also warned senior police officers of the command to caution their men and ensure that his directives are followed in order to stop these unprofessional and unethical conducts are strictly complied with.



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