Admin l Friday, October 7, 2022
AGUDA, Lagos, Nigeria – Officials of the Nigerian Police, Aguda, Surulere, Lagos came into the news some few hours ago, when a Lagos resident, Ojo Oluwagbadura was obtained of the total sum of N100,000 by policemen in Aguda.
The incident happened on Wednesday at Soliki Aguda.
“At around 13:45 the Nigerian police stopped me at Soliki Aguda, Lagos, and conducted the usual search. After NOT finding anything on me, they proceeded to seize my phone and company laptop and tagged me a yahoo boy.
“My crime, they said, is that I do not have an ID card as a freelancer. They searched my phone. They called me a criminal for chatting with my friends on WhatsApp. They threatened to shoot and lock me up!
“Next, they took me to their station, just few meters away, then forced me to admit to being a criminal. I refused. They then asked me to write a statement and at the end I signed papers to bail myself.
“I transferred 100k to the POS vendor, and then paid 2k naira for charges”, he said, showing screenshots of the money on POS. The POS operator was Kafayat Olaide Nurudeen
He gave names of the officers he could identify as AbdulKareem Sulaiman and Ojo ozeigbe among the six men that stopped him.
Speaking of Ojo, he said, “ this man threatened to deal with me in cell and nothing will happen. The rest were in mufti including the one who acted as their lead. All of these things happened at the Police divisional headquarters, Soliki Aguda. I need Justice and my money back, please’, Oluwagbadura @Ojogbadura said in his SOS.
He also reported that Force Spokesman for Lagos Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stepped into the matter and that his money has been returned to him. It is not clear if any disciplinary action has been taken on these policemen.