Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Lagos Commissioner Of Police Removes Okokomaiko DPO Over Extortion

- Advertisement -

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, has ordered the immediate removal of the Divisional Police Officer of Okokomaiko, SP Emmanuel Edebagha, for the lack of supervision of his men.

Lagos state police

The CP also ordered immediate disciplinary action against Edebagha and all officers involved in the act.

READ ALSO: Kebbi Police Nab Crossdresser After He Deceived Many Men Who Sought For Her Hand In Marriage

This was disclosed by the state spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin via his Twitter account, on Saturday.

“CP Idowu Owohunwa has ordered the immediate removal of DPO Okokomaiko for his lack of supervision of his men. CP Owohunwa has also ordered the commencement of disciplinary action against him and all his indicted officers (who are already in the state headquarters),” Hundeyin tweeted.

READ ALSO: Police Arrest 4 Over Murder Of PDP Member In Ebonyi

Officers of the division were said to have falsely labelled a Lagos-based phone dealer as a fraudster and extorted N100,000 from him.

Similarly, A Lagos State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Yaba has ordered the remand of five persons who were allegedly involved in kidnapping, murder and armed robbery in the state.

It was gathered that the defendants were arrested by men of the State Criminal Investigation Department for kidnapping, killing one person, Emmanuel Ezeike, at Abule Ado in January, and defrauding him of N2 million as well as robbing other victims.

Lagos PoliceTrending video of the day;

Photo Credit: Getty

- Advertisement -

Related Articles

- Advertisement -

Leave a Reply

Stay Connected

- Advertisement -

Latest Articles