‘Police Are Working’, Nigerians React To SARS Operative’s Arrest Over Extortion

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Updated May 18, 2018
‘Police Are Working’, Nigerians React To SARS Operative's Arrest Over Extortion
Inspector Charles Omotosho holding a copy of his statement of bank account which confirms the alleged extortion of N5,000.


Nigerians have commended the police for arresting one of their personnel who was accused of extorting a lady in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

The suspect, Inspector Charles Omotosho, who is an operative of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), was said to have forcefully collected N5,000 from the victim.

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The lady had taken to Twitter to condemn the development, an act which prompted the Police Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) to investigate the incident.

In a news bulletin on Friday through an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Abayomi Shogunle, the PCRRU disclosed that Omotosho was consequently removed from front-line police duties and taken into custody.

It added that a copy of the officer’s statement of bank account was obtained and the entry of the said transfer was discovered therein in the course of a preliminary investigation.

While some Nigerians have lauded the police for the action taken against the suspect, other narrated their ordeal allegedly in the hands of SARS operatives.

A screenshot of the complaint as received by the Police PCRRU via Twitter


See twitter reactions below;