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SARS Official Sacked Over Forceful Extortion Of N5,000

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The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed an Officer of the Special Anti Robbery Squad(SARS) by the name Inspector Charles Omotosho, who allegedly extorted N5, 000 from some road users in Ikorodu area of the state.

Naija news learnt that Mr  Omotosho was sacked after his activities came to light following tweets from Princess Ife, who on May 16, claimed that Omotosho threatened to shoot at them, except they paid a ‘ransom’ of N5000.

Her tweet read:

Three months after the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) of the Police Force promised to investigate the issue and make findings of the investigation public, the SARS officer has been handed his sack letter.

Announcing the dismissal of Omotosho following the police’s investigations, the PCRRU tweeted;

UPDATE #PCRRU316356. The Assistant-Inspector General of Police Zone 2, Lagos, AIG Ibrahim Adamu has reviewed the Orderly Room proceedings and approved the punishment of dismissal of AP. No. 136207 Inspr. Charles Olusola Omotosho from @PoliceNG wef 16.07.2018.

“Three other accomplices of the dismissed Inspector were awarded punishment of reduction in rank from Sergeant to Corporal by the AIG. All @PoliceNG items (uniforms & ID card) have since been retrieved from the dismissed Inspector.”

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