Lagos resident extorted by police officer gets back his N40,000

Motorist got refunded.

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The Lagos police command returns the sum of N40,000 to a motorist who was a victim of police extortion by an errant officer

Bala Elkana, the spokesperson for the command said the commissioner of police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu, handed the money to the man


 A police officer, Taloju Martins, who is alleged to have extorted the motorist has been arrested and is to face an orderly room trial.


The Lagos police command has returned the sum of N40,000 to a motorist who was a victim of police extortion by an errant officer.


Bala Elkana, the spokesperson for the Lagos police command said the commissioner of police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu, handed the money to the
man on Sunday, April 12, Premium Times reports.

 

A police officer, Taloju Martins, is reported to have allegedly extorted the motorist for violating the Lagos state government stay-at-home order to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus.

 

The officer was arrested by the police and he is to face an orderly room trial for the alleged extortion.

 


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