Operatives of Lagos State Police Command on Thursday said they have arrested two police personnel over extortion from members of the public in Lagos.
The Police spokesperson Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police disclosed this in a statement made available to journalist, noting that their arrest was sequel to the attention of the Command drawn to a video viral on social media in which a Lady alleged that her vehicles was impounded by the Divisional Traffic Officer (DTO) Agbowa Division by a female Sergeant.
He said the lady equally accused the officers of extorting money from her.
“After analysing the video, the officers mentioned were identified by our operatives and were arrested”
‘’They were Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Adebayo Ojo and Sergeant Adeleke Mojisola,’’ he said.
According to him, the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered an in depth investigation into the case.
He salute the courage of the complainant and other well -meaning citizens who forwarded the video to our social media page.
The Command urged the complainant to take a further step by reporting at the Command Headquarters Ikeja to enable the Command conclude the investigation.
‘’ The Commissioner of Police has reaffirmed his stance against corrupt practices and impunity. Members of the public will be updated on the outcome of the investigation,’’ he said.