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Police launch manhunt for officer accused of N800,000 extortion

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Police launch manhunt for officer accused of N800,000 extortion

The Anambra Police Command has launched a manhunt for an unidentified officer who is suspected of extorting N800,000 from a victim.

SP Tochukwu Ikenga, the Public Relations Officer for the command, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday.

According to Ikenga, the command is aware of the information on X social media platform of the alleged extortion of the sum of N810,000 by a yet-to-be-identified officer of the command.

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“We have initiated steps to identify the alleged officer; information about the incident has been escalated to Area Commander, Onitsha, for necessary actions.

“The command also wishes to invite the victim to its Headquarters in Awka to get information that will help in facilitating the necessary procedures involved in the process,” he said.

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