Force HQ summons Lagos bribe-taking cops over 16-year-old’s extortion

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The Complaints Response Unit the in Abuja has summoned four cops, Emmanuel Michael, Sunday Odubiyi, Lawrence Amedu and Aroye Dickson, for their alleged involvement in the extortion a 16-year-old student in the Isheri area Lagos State.

The , CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this to PUNCH Metro Sunday, adding that the Force Headquarters had taken over the case.

“The Complaints Response Unit the Force Headquarters in Abuja has summoned them and taken over the case. We are waiting for the outcome their interview with them in Abuja,” Adejobi said.

The PPRO had said that the state Commissioner of , Hakeem Odumosu, ordered the orderly room trial of the errant cops, who were caught harassing and extorting N70,000 the student, identified simply as Segun, January 18, 2021, at the NGAB junction, Isheri, in a Toyota Corolla car.

Adejobi stated, “After due interrogation, the policemen confessed to the crime and refunded the N70,000 to the student bond, which forms the credible evidence exhibit in the case.

“The state Commissioner of , Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the act of the inspectors, which is detrimental to the image of the force and counterproductive to the ongoing reform agenda of the Inspector-General of Police, Adamu.

“He (Odumosu) has, however, ordered the orderly room trial of the inspectors with immediate effect to serve as a deterrent to other criminally-minded personnel in the command and beyond.” ,,