Four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have been arrested in Lagos for kidnapping a bishop and collecting N7 million from him. The policemen were also dismissed by the Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Adamu Ibrahim, in charge of Zone 2 Command, after conclusion of investigation.
The policemen, Sergeants Adeoye Adekunle, Adenira Adebowale, Agbi Lucky and Odighe Hehosa, were said to have been found guilty after the orderly room trial for professional misconduct and corruption. The four suspects were charged to court on the offences of armed robbery, kidnapping, unlawful detention, intimidation and threatening violence based on the outcome of the investigation on their activities. The victim, Mr. Chukwudi Godwin Odionye popularly referred to as ‘Bishop,’ was said to have submitted a petition against the four policemen on May 2 to the office of the AIG Zone 2.