Police Nab Three Cops After Alleged Extortion of Abia Travelers

The source also mentioned that the two victims reported the incident, leading to an immediate police investigation. This resulted in the arrest
Photos of officers involved in the alleged extortion
Photos of officers involved in the alleged extortion Google

The Rivers State Police Command has apprehended three police officers for abducting and extorting over N4m from travelers in Abia State. 

According to a police source, "The two travelers had driven into a filling station along the area when the culprits who came with their van approached them and identified themselves as the EFCC officials. 

They also brought out their identification cards bearing the EFCC logo." After that, "they arrested the two victims, took them into their van and threatened to take them to their Lagos zonal office in connection with an ongoing investigation." 

The victims, Uwaka Ifeanyi and Kalu Nnana, were later made to pay a sum of N4.2m through transfer into a certain account. 

The police source added, "Immediately after the officers confirmed the payment, they released and abandoned their victims around the Government Residential Area in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital."

The source also mentioned that the two victims reported the incident, leading to an immediate police investigation. This resulted in the arrest.

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