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Thursday, 16 June 2016

Police sergeant dismissed because of 50,000 naira bribe.


Sargeant Daniel Osaimayu has been dismissed from the Nigerian Police Force for allegedly collecting 50,000 naira bribe from motorists in Oshodi area of Lagos State.

Daniel who was attached to the Lagos State task force on Environmental and Special offences(Enforcement)unit Alausa, was arrested on Monday by the X-squad of the Lagos State Police command.

It was learnt that the X-squad arresseted a hoodlum in the area and found the cash on him,but fingered to the Police sergeant who was posted to the area as his accomplice.

The State Commissioner of Police,Fatai Owoseni confirmed the dismissal on Wednesday,said four others Samuel Ando,Micheal Adeoya,Ricahrd Ugwu and Suleiman Muhammad were dismissed for allegedly wearing flip-flops and not wearing a Police uniform while on duty.

Daniel,who denied that the money was collected in his name begged the CP to reverse his dismissal as he had no means to feed his family.

He said ''i was at my duty post on Monday in the area of Oshodi when the X-Squad operatives came to arrest me around 10am,a hoodlum had earlier been arrested and was searched and the money was found on him.the suspect confessed it was the money collected from the motorists and he said i authorized him to do it.

Adekoya who was dismissed for wearing flip-flops denied he was on duty at that time,adding he went to mile 12 market to buy food supplements for his fowls.

He said ''i boarded a tricycle to mile 12 area,as i alighted the X-squad officials swooped me and said i was improperly dressed but i was not on duty.i was as a guard to a chairman of Political party in the Kosofe area.

Muhammad who was attached to the idimu Police Division said he has health challenge and was going to treat himself when he was arrested

He said ''i was on night duty at a Politician's house in idimu.i had an asthmatic attack and i was going to get my inhaler.someone gave me a ride to idimu.i was going to the Police station when they came to arrest me for improper dressing.i am into extortion.i was dealing with my health challenge.''

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