Two police officers from the Nigeria Police Force’s Lagos State Command have been arrested for extorting N400,000 from a citizen in Anthony area of Lagos State.
SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the state Police Public Relations Officer, said this through his verified Twitter handle, apologizing on behalf of the force for the wrongs committed by his colleagues.
On Monday, a Twitter user known simply as Ken said that Nigerian police officers extorted N400,000 from him in the Anthony area of Lagos State.
He tweeted, “@Princemoye1 sir please help me, policemen are extorting me of 400k right now in Lagos please help. Men at Antony in Lagos, they logged into my app and directed me to a pos for no reason. Please help sir.”
See his tweet below;
Ken claimed that the cops dragged him to a POS center for a possible withdrawal after forcing him to log into his Bank mobile app.
Below is a tweet by SP Benjamin Hundeyin;
According to Ken, his money has been returned to him thanks to SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police PRO.