...Urges members of the Public to come up with report(s) against erring officers

The attention of the Edo State Police Command has been drawn to an online video making rounds on twitter where a Police Personnel was seen engaging in an extortion conversation with a road user identified as Arc BOLU on the social media platform.

The Command wishes to state that the Commissioner of Police, Edo State Command, CP Abutu Yaro, has set up an Ad-Hoc committee headed by the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Operations ACP James Chu with phone number, 08035511263 and the Command’s Provost Marshall, CSP Avanrenren Godwin with phone number, 08058813590 as the Deputy Chairman of the committee. 

The need for the committee is to checkmate all cases of official corruption of officers and men of the command, investigate and met out relevant disciplinary actions on such erring officers.

F/No 524971 PC VICTOR OSABUOHIGN the Police Constable in the viral video has been arrested, detained, and is currently undergoing investigation.

Other Police Operatives that have also been arrested before now on the grounds of official corruption so far and are undergoing investigations while awaiting disciplinary actions includes; 

1.AP/No 135192 ASP God’spower Ijebu

2.AP/No 199776 Inspr Ebatamole Philip

3.AP/No 271855 Inspr Ademola Benjamin

4.AP/No 271825 Inspr Inaite Vincent

5.AP/No 271897 Inspr Robert Esikise

6.AP/No 200713 Inspr Adefaye Samuel

The Commissioner of Police, CP Abutu Yaro, calls on the good people of Edo state to make judicious use of the above phone numbers, all members of the public that have been victims of official corruption, extortion and checking of phones or have any other form of grievances against corruption from officers and men of the command should forward their complaints to the aforementioned phone numbers, he enjoins them that their complaint would aid the committee in their investigations and justice been served accordingly. 

He further urges the general public to go about their daily activities as law abiding citizens and do not hesitate to report any misconduct of any personnel of the Command whether on duty or off duty.