The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Monday Bala Kuryas(CP) has expressed his total aversion to unprofessionalism and other extortionist tendencies amongst some police personnel in the command.
The CP’s concern was expressed in a press statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Ikenga Tochukwu (DSP)
Tochukwu said that the CP stated was very worried about the development following a petition alleging the extortion of the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (#500,000) from a citizen by some men of the command.
The PPRO said that the investigations ordered by the CP, into the case led to the swift identification and arrest of the personnel involved.
Tochukwu said further that the sum of N500,000 extorted from the victim was also recovered intact and returned.
He said that the officers concerned have been charged with misconduct in line with extant disciplinary procedure of the force.
Meanwhile the Anambra State Commissioner of Police has restated his resolve to stamp out extortionist tendencies amongst some personnel of the command.
The CP urged citizens to report any misconduct whatsoever by personnel of the command to him through the ’X’ Squad or the Public Complaints Bureau (PCB), or call 112, 07039194332 or 08039334002.
He assured utmost confidentiality of information conveyed through the mentioned channels.