Police arrest three officers over alleged extortion

Friday Ajagunna
Friday Ajagunna
Katsina Police

In line with its zero tolerance for corruption and extortion, the police have arrested and commenced an investigation of some policemen accused of fraud against an Abuja resident, Omoh Osoke.

The allegations include armed robbery, abduction, and extortion purportedly committed by three policemen: Inspector Francis Ahuean, Semiu Agbaakin, and Osagie Efford, all affiliated with the FID-STS unit.

A statement issued on Sunday by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi read: “We wish to update the general public on an alleged case of armed robbery, abduction, and extortion carried out by some policemen against one Omoh Oshoke, an Abuja resident. The trio identified as Inspectors Francis Ahuean, Semiu Agbaakin, and Osagie Efford, all attached to the FID-STS, have been arrested, investigated, and are currently undergoing trial.

“In the same vein, the accomplices including one Elizabeth Amos Busayo, the POS operator, and one Thomas Michael, who acted as an informant for the offending police officers, have also been arrested and are currently being investigated alongside the police officers.

“The Police however assures that justice will be served in this case, while we urge our officers to always act and continue to operate within the ambit of the law.”

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