Police arrest three officers over alleged extortion of travellers

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The Rivers State Police Command has apprehended three police officers Doubara Edonyabo, Talent Mungo, and Odey Michael for abducting and extorting over N4m from travellers in Abia State.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko, who confirmed the incident, described it as a case of extortion, revealing that the officers carried out the act on Monday, January 15, while disguising themselves as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Iringe-Koko narrated that the two male victims, Uwaka Ifeanyi and Kalu Nnanna, were driving along the Aba-Owerri Road when the officers accosted and kidnapped them, as they were later made to pay a sum of N4.2m through transfer into a certain account.
She added that the command will issue queries to the arrested officers while.

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