Police officer accused of extorting N50,000 from NYSC member arrested in Lagos

ASP Eyitere Joseph, an officer posted to the Meiran division in Lagos state, was detained by the Nigeria Police Force for extorting N50,000 from a serving corps member in the state.

A video of the officer begging the corps member for money was widely circulated on the internet. CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the acting spokesperson for the Nigeria Police Force, who saw the video, provided an update, saying the erring officer had been arrested and is being investigated and questioned. He further claimed that the Meiran division’s DPO has been told that if such an occurrence occurs again, she will be dealt with.

Watch the footage below and read Adejobi’s reaction to the incident in his tweet.

Police officer accused of extorting N50,000 from NYSC member arrested in Lagos (video)

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