The Kogi State Police Command has commenced investigations into a trending video where Police personnel attached to Adogo Division, while on patrol duty along Adogo-Okene road, reportedly extorted the sum of Twenty-Five Thousand Naira (N25,000) from a traveller while another was physically assaulted by one of the men in uniform.
The Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command, CP Idrisu Dauda Dabban, psc (+), fdc, while condemning the incident, noted that the Police officers have been identified and detained at the State Criminal Investigations Department. The officers are: ASP Isah Barnabas, Inspector Ifediegwu Godwin, Sgt Emmanuel Ochima and CPL Umameh Mathias who physically assaulted one of the travellers. The Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) has been issued an official query while the three (3) other junior officers are currently undergoing orderly room trial (Police internal disciplinary actions).
The CP further noted that the Command is doing its best to establish contact with the victims. He enjoined the victims to reach out to the Command thorough 08107899269.
He assured that any of the officers found wanting in the investigations would be dealt with accordingly. Cp IDRISU DAUDA DABBAN on telephone conversation with apexreporters magazine and online security news , dpos in his state command comes for training every week and how to coordinate their officers and men ,conduct to citizens, further said that is all of our responsibility to pick out the bad eggs from the Nigerian police ,presently the police men are in his custody as we speak,that he will make sure they pay dearly for their act in full without leaving stone on turn he said reporting Prince chukwudi timothy Samuel publisher Apex Reporters magazine and online security news.
DSP William Ovye Aya,
For: Commissioner of Police,
Kogi State Command