The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested Uzodinma Agbazue, a deputy detective superintendent of the agency, for allegedly collecting a N15 million bribe.
Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the commission, disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday.
Uwujaren said Agbazue was arrested following a complaint by a lawmaker currently under investigation.
The commission said the complainant claimed Agbazue allegedly approached him, alleging that he had been mandated by the officer handling the case to discuss and reach an agreement on how to “kill the case”.
“Following the approach, a sum of N15 million was given to Agbazue whose game plan collapsed after the Investigating officer, who was ignorant of his scheme, refused to do his bidding,” Uwujaren said.
“With the investigation gathering increased momentum after parting with the hefty sum, the complainant became uncomfortable and demanded a refund.
“The complainant stated that, when…
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