Extortion victim gets refund In Anambra- police

The Anambra State Police Command has ordered an investigation into the allegation of extortion and unlawful detention of a resident by some policemen at the Onitsha Central Police Station.


The police command in a statement by its spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga, on Saturday, vowed to uncover and punish the officers involved in the “ignominious act”.


A human rights activist and Coordinator of Behind Bars Human Rights Foundation, Harrison Gwamnishu, had narrated how the arrest, extortion and unlawful detention were carried out by the policemen.


Gwamnishu said the victim, identified as Chidiebere, was on July 4, arrested after he left the Shoprite mall, where he had gone to make purchases.

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