In the wake of a recent incident involving extortion by officers from the Nigeria Police Force attached to the Special Tactical Squad in Abuja, where a member of the public was extorted of the sum of N30 million, the Nigeria Police IGP has disclosed that significant progress has been made in apprehending the officers and their accomplices.

IGP Kayode Egbetokun
IGP Kayode Egbetokun

Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Muyiwa Adejobi, announced this development in a statement on Friday, revealing that the officers responsible for the unprofessional conduct and the squad members who initially evaded investigations have been arrested and are presently in custody.

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To uphold the highest standards of integrity and accountability within the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, has initiated disciplinary proceedings, demonstrating a commitment to swift and decisive justice.

These disciplinary measures underscore the Nigeria Police Force’s zero-tolerance stance toward any form of misconduct or corruption among its ranks.

The IGP emphasized the importance of holding those who have violated the public’s trust accountable for their actions, as such behavior not only tarnishes the Force’s reputation but also undermines collective efforts to maintain law and order in the country.

The Nigeria Police Force reiterates its unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and accountability.

As custodians of public safety and the rule of law, the Force is deeply dedicated to ensuring that all officers strictly adhere to ethical conduct and exhibit unwavering integrity in the execution of their duties.

Recognizing the paramount importance of transparency and accountability in maintaining public trust, the NPF pledges to continue taking decisive action against any misconduct within its ranks, as affirmed by Adejobi.

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