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CP orders arrest, investigation of Police officer who allegedly demanded bribe, sex, from suspect

The Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State, Amiengheme Andrew has ordered the Police to apprehend and interrogate a Police Constable, identified as Daniel Edet, over alleged demand for sex and extortion from a lady.

CRIMECHANNELS learnt that the suspected cop, was first accused by the victim, Miss Day Zion Umoh, in a video that went viral on social media.

According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in Akwa Ibom, Odiko Macdon, the Commissioner has demanded that the Policeman be arrested and thoroughly investigated, and that if he is found guilty, appropriate sanction would be meted out on him.

The full statement reads, “the attention of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been drawn to a social media video made by one Da Zion Umoh and a further update posted by the same person alleging that one Daniel Edet, a Police Constable attached to Etim Ekpo Area Command, solicited for sex and collected the sum of sixty thousand naira (N60,000) as bail after some persons were arrested.”

“The gravity of the above allegation caused the Commissioner of Police, CP Amiengheme Andrew, to order for the arrest of the said Officer and Supervising Officer.”


“He further ordered that a discreet investigation be conducted, and immediate disciplinary steps be put in place to punish the offending officer if found wanting, ” the statement reads.

The PPRO further said that
The Commissioner of Police wishes to assure members of the general public that if the allegations are correct, the said Police officer will be answerable for his actions and justice will be served.

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