Nigerian Police reacts to video of policeman using POS to extort Commuters
Few days after video of a police officer who was captured with a POS machine while demanding for the ATM card of a young man went viral, the Nigerian Police has reacted to the viral video.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that nineteen days after a video of a police officer who lamented over N100 bribe and demanded for increment went viral, another video of a police officer requesting for the ATM card of a passenger has surfaced online.
In a statement released by the Nigerian Police Force, the security agency announced that it has commenced investigations to unravel the authenticity of the video, location of incident and identity of some of those spotted in the video.
The Police vowed that they will bring to book any officer found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
The statement reads thus;
“The Nigerian Police Force commenced investigations to unravel the authenticity of the video, location of incident and identity of persons captured in the viral video where some persons in Police uniform were captured, allegedly with POS machine and demanding ATM card from a member of the public.
“The IGP condemns all acts of corruption by Public Servants, particularly Police officers and is committed to bringing to book any officer found wanting in this regard.
“The police, however, urged members of the public to send relevant information that could assist Police investigators to [email protected] or kindly DM @policeNG”