The Nigerian police has reacted to a viral video of one of its officers who was spotted with a POS while asking a young man for his ATM card on a busy road.
In a statement released by the Nigerian Police Force, the security agency announced that it has commenced investigations to unravel the authenticity of the video, location of incident and identity of some of those spotted in the video.
It assurred the general public of its commitment to bringing to book any officer found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Read the statement below;
“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 to firstname.lastname@example.org or kindly DM @policeNG”