Sokoto CP Commends Police Officers For Rejecting N800,000 Bribe
The Commissioner of Police, Sokoto Police Command, CP Ali Kaigama, has commended Police Officers for rejecting N800,000 bribe from suspects.
On Wednesday, the suspects, identified as e Rufa’i Sani, Yusha’u Abubakar, and Ahmadu Bello, were intercepted with twelve roles of copper wires suspected to be from electric poles. To enable them to go scout-free with the stolen items, they offered the sum of eight hundred thousand naira (N800,000) to the Officers, who then presented it as exhibits.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Sanusi Abubakar, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
“On 17/05/2023, policemen on patrol attached to DOPS Sokoto along Birnin Kebbi road equally intercepted Sharon’s vehicle dark blue in color with Reg. No. KSF356 Lagos, loaded with twelve roles of copper wires suspected to be from electric poles. The suspects, one Rufa’i Sani, Yusha’u Abubakar, and Ahmadu Bello, on interrogation by the Police, attempted to bribe them with the sum of eight hundred thousand (N800,000) to allow passage.
“The policemen collected the money as an exhibit and brought the suspects with their vehicle to the State Criminal and Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.”
Meanwhile, the Command has warned unpatriotic citizens destroying government infrastructure and political party affiliates to desist from any attempt to perpetrate unwanted acts before, during, and after the inauguration.
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