The Nigeria Police Force has finally reacted to the viral video of a Policeman in his complete uniform seen with a POS machine and demanding ATM cards from members of the public.
On Thursday, a video went viral on Twitter where officers were seen demanding ‘ransom’ to be paid with ATM Cards on POS machines.
Reacting to the video on, The Nigeria Police told the public that an investigation has commenced and the culprits would be brought to book as soon as possible.
The statement added that the Inspector General of Police condemned all acts of corruption and committed to ensuring any officer found guilty face the wrath of the law. The statement read:
The Nigerian Police Force has commenced investigations to unravel the authenticity of the video, location of incident and identity of persons captured in the viral video where some persons in Police uniform were captured, allegedly with POS machine and demanding ATM card from a member of the public.
The IGP condemns all acts of corruption by Public Servants, particularly Police officers and is committed to bringing to book any officer found wanting in this regard.
The police however, urged members of the public to send relevant information that could assist Police investigators and bring to book the perpetrators of such misconduct.