Five cops facing trial for corruption, says Imo CP

The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, has disclosed that five cops have been arrested for indulging in corrupt practices in the state.

The CP equally disclosed that the cops had been subjected to orderly room trial by the command.

Yaro, who spoke while featuring on a popular radio program on Ozisa FM, Owerri, said that under his watch no corrupt officer would be allowed to have a field day.

The CP said, “I have received serious complaints of extortion by my men. There are serious issues for which the command is investigating. Currently, five policemen have been arrested and are facing trial. If at the end of the investigation and trial, they are found culpable, adequate disciplinary measures will be applied, according to the police rules.”

The CP emphasised that in law, both the giver of a bribe and the taker were guilty of the same offence, and warned members of the public to stop offering the police with pecuniary inducements when they commit any offence.

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