According to a report by Daily Trust, the Nigeria Police Force says it’s conscious of some officers who connive with web fraudsters popularly often known as yahoo boys.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed this nevertheless stated these officers had been being severely punished.
Hundeyin made this identified in a chat with Daily Trust on its Twitter Spaces on Wednesday.
He stated, “In each organisation, you’ll have these officers that might all the time undermine the efforts of the organisation. I’ve heard about officers working in cahoot with web fraudsters. These officers are handled worse than the web fraudsters.
“If a law enforcement officer engages in a crime, he receives more punishment than an ordinary citizen because he is expected to know more.”
The PPRO stated anytime such offenders had been caught, they had been handled severely.
“All the time when we get to know about such officers, they are severely dealt with,” he stated.
He additionally urged the general public to supply the power with data at any time when they hear of such instances.
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