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Read What NPF Did To Three Police Officers That Extorted N29.4M From A Nigerian

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Read What NPF Did To Three Police Officers That Extorted N29.4M From A Nigerian

 

Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has approved the demotion of three inspectors to their previous rank of sergeant over alleged involvement in extortion.

 

The Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

 

The Inspectors, Osagie Efford, Semiu Agbekin, and Francis Ahuen were attached to the Special Tactical Squad, STS in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

 

According to the statement, the demoted officers had intercepted an unregistered Mercedes Benz at Gwarinpa area of the territory and “forced the occupants to part with the total sum of N29.4m”.

 

The statement reads, “The trio of Inspectors Osagie Efford, Semiu Agbekin, and Francis Ahuen, attached to the Special Tactical Squad (STS), have been demoted to their previous rank of Sergeant for the extortion of some motorists in Abuja.

 

“The trio intercepted an unregistered Mercedes Benz at Gwarinpa, Abuja, and forced the occupants to part with the total sum of N29.4m.

 

“The matter when reported by one Harrison Gwamnishu (@HarrisonBBi18) via the social media platform ‘X’, was taken up and properly investigated.

 

“While the monies have been returned to the complainants, the officers were subjected to orderly room trial in line with extant laws, and have been demoted”.

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