Police Arrest Four Officers In Viral Extortion Video


The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, on Wednesday, says the officers who were involved in extortion while on duty in Abuja have been taken into custody.

A trending video had captured the officers extorting money from a commuter at Area 11, Abuja.
In the video, the victim had withdrawn some money from a GT
Bank ATM located within the area and was seen handing the cash to some police officers waiting by a police van parked across the street.

The trending video has attracted the attention of the police authorities. The FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Sunday Babaji, in a statement issued on Wednesday by the command’s spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, ordered an investigation into the matter.

Credit: The SunReporters

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