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Police ASP, Sergeant Arrested Over Extortion In Lagos



Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command CP Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu


Two police officers are now cooling their feet in police net over alleged extortion.
The cops were identified as the Divisional Traffic Officer (DTO) of Agbowa Division, ASP Adebayo Ojo and a female Sergeant, Adeleke Mojisola.
Their arrest followed a directive of the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu consequent upon complaint of alleged extortion by a lady whose vehicle was imponded by cops.
The police public relations officer DSP Bala Elkana who made the revelation said the lady made the allegation in video on social media.
According to Elkana,After analysing the video, the officers mentioned were identified by operatives and arrested after a critical analysis of the video.
” Attention of Lagos State Police Command is drawn to a video on social media in which a Lady alleged that her vehicles was impounded by the Divisional Traffic Officer (DTO) Agbowa Division and a female sergeant. She equally accused the officers of extorting money from her. After analysing the video, the officers mentioned were identified by our operatives and arrested.
They are Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Adebayo Ojo and Sergeant Adeleke Mojisola”, the release stated.
Elkana also stated that  the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered an in depth investigation into the case.
” While appreciating 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”, the statement further stated.

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