How Lagos police rejected N500, 000 bribe offered to them by suspects

Police operatives attached to Area E Command, Festac Lagos State, arrested five (5) suspects in a Ford Bus with Reg. Number FST 679 XZ, for allegedly stealing some 25mm iron rods discovered to be properties of China Construction Engineering Company (CCEC).

Spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement, states that the suspects, when arrested offered a bribe of Five Hundred Thousand only (#500,000) to the police operatives who rejected the offer.

He gave the names of the suspects as Lawal Saheed, m, 40, Taofeek Adenigba, m, 43, Ope Olowolayemo, m, 28, Azeez Jamie, m, 41 and Omotayo Adewale, m, 34 saying items recovered from them include some pieces of 25mm iron rods, one Nozzle, one gas cylinder and Ford Bus with Reg. No. FST 697 XZ.

Adejobi said, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the matter be thoroughly investigated and the suspects be charged to court as soon as possible.


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