Two police officers who allegedly duped a lady and impounded her vehicle in the name of COVID-19 Lockdown on Thursday in Agbowa part of the state have been arrested.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu ordered the arrest of the police officers after the criminal act of the officers showing the lady in tears had gone viral on video.
A release signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana and made available to TheCaveat.info stated that the Commissioner of Police ordered the arrest of the officers after his attention had been drawn to the lady’s video.
“Attention of Lagos State Police Command is drawn to a video on social media in which a Lady alleged that her vehicles was impounded by the Divisional Traffic Officer (DTO) Agbowa Division and a female sergeant.
“She equally accused the officers of extorting money from her. After analysing the video, the officers mentioned were identified by our operatives and arrested.
“They are Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Adebayo Ojo and Sergeant Adeleke Mojisola.
“The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu psc has ordered an in depth investigation into the case.
“While appreciating the courage of the complainant and other well meaning citizens who forwarded the video to our social media page, the Command urged the complainant to take a further step by reporting at the Command Headquarters Ikeja to enable the Command conclude the investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police has reaffirmed his stance against corrupt practices and impunity.
” Members of the public will be updated on the outcome of the investigation”, the release stated..