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Alleged N25,000 extortion: Kogi Police detain officers in viral Video

The Kogi State Police Command, has commenced investigations into a trending video where four of its officers allegedly extorted the sum of N25,000 from a traveller while another was physically assaulted by one of the men in uniform.

News gathered that Police personnel attached to Adogo Division, while on patrol duty along Adogo-Okene road, allegedly carried out the act which has attracted nationwide condemnation in the state.

A statement issued to DAILY POST by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP William Ovye Aya on Sunday, said the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, CP Idrisu Dauda Dabban, while condemning the incident, noted that the Police officers have been identified and detained at the State Criminal Investigations Department.

The officers according to Aya are: ASP Isah Barnabas, Inspector Ifediegwu Godwin, Sgt Emmanuel Ochima and CPL Umameh Mathias.

He said “The Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) has been issued an official query while the three (3) other junior officers are currently undergoing orderly room trial (Police internal disciplinary actions)”.

The statement further noted that the Command is doing its best to establish contact with the victims. He enjoined the victims to reach out to the Command thorough 08107899269.

He assured that any of the officers found wanting in the investigations would be dealt with accordingly.

Chinweuba Anyaragbuhttps://cdanewsonline.com
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