Police officers demanding money from Dutch citizen in Oyo arrested
The Police Special Constables who were caught on video demanding money from a Dutch woman rider at Ojongbodu area along Iseyin/Ogbomosho Road in Oyo State have been arrested.
In a statement by Police spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, the Constabularies were arrested by the police authority for their unprofessional, unacceptable and punishable acts.
The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Adebola Ayinde Hamzat, has instituted a disciplinary procedure on the matter immediately.
The police authority has condemned the act and ordered that the men and their supervising Divisional Police Officer be sanctioned accordingly.
Adejobi stated that the Force would, however, intensify efforts in commencing the reorientation programme initiated by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun.
According to Adejobi the essence of the programme is for officers and men of the Force to address issues like that of the constabularies and reposition the Nigeria Police Force.
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