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Rivers State Police Command Commences Investigation in Alleged Case of Extortion of N620, 000 by Police men in Mufti


September 4, 2023

The Rivers State police command says it is investigating an alleged extortion of the sum of N620,000 by some men said to be police officers wearing mufti along the Sanni Abacha Road, GRA, in Rivers State.

Command spokesperson Grace Iringe-Koko in a statement said the  Commissioner of Police, Rivers State Command, takes misconduct seriously and is concerned about the reported incident and assured  concerned citizen that action will be taken against the police personnel if found guilty.

The statement added that the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Nwonyi Emeka, has vowed that he would not protect any officer found culpable of any criminal offence in the state, warning that any policeman involved in crime would be prosecuted accordingly and urged those affected to come to the command headquarters, Mosco Road, Port Harcourt, to report in order to fish out the culprits.