Three police officers dismissed from service for extortion in Ogun

Three cops appended to the Ogun state police order have been excused from administration after they were found coercing One hundred and 53 thousand Naira from one Sheriff Adedigba.

An assertion from the police order’s representative, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the three police officers specifically Inspector Sunday John, Sgt Jimoh Asimiya, and Sgt Solomon Adedapo, were affirmed to have powerfully blackmailed the said sum from the person in question while he was making a trip from Abeokuta to Lagos.

Oyeyemi said having found out about the occurrence via online media, the state’s official of police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, requested the prompt capture and detainment of the officials engaged with the obnoxious demonstration. The three cops were immediately recognized and caught.

He said the cash was recuperated from them and got back to the person in question.

”They were subsequently arranged for departmental orderly room trial on a three-count charge of Corrupt practices, Discreditable conduct, and Disobedience to a lawful order.  They were found guilty of all the charges and subsequently dismissed from the force to serve as a deterrent to others in their shoes.”the statement read

Oyeyemi added that the victim, who was also present to give evidence, was full of praise for the commissioner of police and the management team, for their prompt response to the incident, which he said rekindled his hope in the Nigeria police force. 

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