Police Sacked 3 Officers For Extortion
on the quest of encouraging effective and corrupt free service, the Nigeria Police Force Ogun state command through the PPRO of the command; Mr Oyeyemi has made known that the three policemen, who were involved in the forceful extortion of One hundred and fifty three thousand naira from one Sheriff Adedigba have been dismissed from service.
The three policemen namely Inspector Sunday John, Sgt Jimoh Asimiya and Sgt Solomon Adedapo were alleged to have forcefully extorted the said amount from the victim while he was traveling from Abeokuta to Lagos. Having heard about the incident on social media, the commissioner of police cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun ordered the immediate arrest and detention of the officers involved in the dastardly act. The three policemen were quickly identified and apprehended. The money was recovered from them and returned to the victim.
They were subsequently arranged for departmental orderly room trial on three count charge of Corrupt practices, Discreditable conduct and Disobedience to lawful order. They were found guilty of all the charges, and subsequently dismissed from the force to serve as deterrent to others in their shoes.
He also warned officers of the command to desist from any act capable of tarnishing the image of the command as such will not be condoned
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