Rivers Policemen Arrested For Extorting $3000USDT From Man | READ DETAILS
Some operatives of the Rivers state police command, have been arrested by the Nigeria Police Force over allegation of ki-dnapping a man in Aba, the commercial city of Abia state and extorting $3000USDT from the victim.
An X user, @harrisonbbi18, had on Friday evening, tweeted that the policemen came into Aba, picked the man and took him to Rivers state, Bayelsa and Delta states, extorting the money from him after which they took him back to Port Harcourt where he was dumped.
The user had tweeted;
“Police officers attached to Rivers State Police Command left Port Harcourt to Aba, Abia State, arrested a man, took him to Rivers State, Bayelsa State and entered Ughelli, Delta State. After paying 3,000 USD, they moved him back to Port Harcourt and dumped him.”
Reacting to media inquiry over the matter, the Rivers State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko, on Saturday, confirmed that the policemen have been arrested and detained.
She failed to reveal the number and identity of the policemen in question, however she assured that the public will be put in the know once investigation is concluded.
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The police personnel have been identified and arrested while the investigation is in progress.
The outcome will be made public as soon as it is concluded” Iringe-Koko stated.