Lagos State Police Command has Initiated a Probe into a Motorist Extortion Incident by its Officer identified as ASP Luka Bashayi from Ogudu Area Command on Saturday.
This action is following a widely circulated video on X, which captured a police officer instructing a car driver to “pay N10,000 sharp sharp and go now,” to which the driver responded, “I no get.”
The officer was also heard calling out some digits in the video.
The caption read, “Very hardworking Nigeria police officer, “do sharp sharp and go nw” u know the matter😅😅😭😭 #Princemoye1 see ur men.”
Reacting to the video, the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, wrote, “This is not allowed, so shameful. It’s condemned. We need more info about this. We will fish him out.”
Giving updates on the issue, the Lagos State Police PRO, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed that the command’s Complaint Response Unit have started investigations on the matter.
He wrote, “We will not gloss over this. He is ASP Luka Bashayi, serving at Ogudu Area Command.
“Meanwhile, #Lagos_PoliceCRU has commenced actions on this.”