Nigerian Police reacts to video of policeman spotted with a POS, asking a young man for his ATM card

The Nigerian police force has taken to their verified Twitter page to react to the viral video of one of its officers who was spotted with a POS device while asking a young man for his ATM card on a busy road. 

In a statement, the Nigerian police announced that it has commenced investigations to unravel the authenticity of the video, location in which the incident must have taken place and the identity of some of the persons spotted in the video. 

The security agency assured the general public of its commitment in bringing to book any officer that will be found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties. 

Read the official statement below; 

“The Nigerian Police Force has commenced investigations to unravel the authenticity of the video, location of incident and identity of persons captured in the viral video where some persons in Police uniform were captured, allegedly with POS machine and demanding ATM card from a member of the public.

“The IGP condemns all acts of corruption by Public Servants, particularly Police officers and is committed to bringing to book any officer found wanting in this regard.

“The police, however, urged members of the public to send relevant information that could assist Police investigators to pressforabuja@police.gov.ng or kindly DM @policeNG”

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