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How Abuja Policemen tagged Me And My Brother IPOB Members, Extorted 500K – Buchi
Security operatives in the country keep involving in crime related activities as Nigerians groan over unending insecurity in the country.
Solomon Buchi a popular relationship coach, has fingered that men of the Abuja police command alleging him and his younger brother was abducted and assaulted by operatives of the Command.
Buchi pointedly noted the police stole the sum of N500,000 from his account through a POS including other valuables.
Sharing his ordeal in a series of tweets, Buchi stated, “I and my kid brother were kidnapped by the Police in Abuja around Wuse 2 couple hours ago, after eating. They swiftly double-crossed our bolt ride, brought out guns and asked us to follow them into their car which wasn’t a police vehicle.
The relationship Coach further revealed that the police officers painted them to be members of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, after introducing themselves as Igbos.
“On getting in, they asked where we’re from, I stated that were Igbos from Imo State, they immediately said that we’re members of IPOB, they squeezed us into their car, they were five policemen!
In what appears broad day robbery, the yet to be identified officers served themselves, withdraw over 80% in Buchi’s bank account, and fifty thousand from his sibling.
“Long story short, they took our ATMs and withdrew 500,000 Naira out of 617000 that I had in my account. They withdrew my kid brother’s 50K. I begged them that it was my upkeep money for my stay but they went physical on me, slapped me and asked me to use the 117K for myself.
“By the way, they stopped at a junction, and one took off his police uniform and went to withdraw the money using a POS! They also wanted to transfer our crypto. Man, I can’t even talk. I’m traumatized. After everything, they drove us back to town (Utako where I stay…)
“They looked for a dark place, unlocked the handcuffs and gave us our phones and cards. They took my new AirPods and valuables. Phew. This wasn’t the plan at all. I felt so invaded and highly abused.”