Admin l Sunday, August 28, 2022
DELTA, Nigeria – Corruption in the Nigerian Police came to the fore on Sunday, when Dr. Nneji Henry, who was travelling from Delta State to Onitsha was arrested by policemen on stop and check mission.
Dr. Nneji Henry related that the incident took place at idumukpoko junction Delta state. The policemen had stopped him but on searching through his bag found medicine he is currently taking for his ailment.
The police he said immediately concluded that it a controlled drug. They threatened to handcuff him and asked him to pay N100,000 for bail.
He tried to call his consultant but when the phone line did not go through, he caved in to their demands. He ended up giving N50,000 to these armed thugs, who call themselves policemen.
He narrates his ordeal”
“I’ve never had a cause to talk so bitterly against the Nigerian police but for today.
“I’m a medical doctor travelling from Edo state to onitsha, I was stopped by this group of Nigerian police, got my baggage searched and they saw some medicines I’m currently on. Funny enough I
“Was the one who innocently opened the drug pocket to them. Police immediately tagged my medicines as controlled drugs and requested I paid 100k to bail myself.
“I tried calling my consultants and our resident doctors association but had my phone seized. We were in the middle of no where, they brought out handcuffs and brought the threat game on. The head of the “gang” said nobody was coming to save me from here. These guys finally made away with my money 50,000.00 cash.
“Today, I developed extreme hatred for a country I call Mine because of the elements we have as security agents. Pls @PoliceNG , you have to locate these group of criminals and retrain them. Location is : idumukpoko junction Delta state”, he said.