Policemen aren’t permitted to search citizens phones — Lagos CP

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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Fayoade Adegoke has stated that no officer is permitted to search the phones of any Nigerian

He explained that if an officer suspected anything, they would take the suspect to the cyber section of the police station

The CP said this during his visit to Melody FM, 107.7FM in Lagos. “If you feel a policeman engaged in corruption or cheated you, kindly report the policeman to his DPO or Area Commander

But if you still feel cheated, please report to me directly. My phone number is open to all Lagosians. No police officer has the right to b£at citizens. The people are the government’s employers, your taxes support us

Thus, we have to treat you with the appropriate decency. Also, no policeman has the right to search your phone

If a policeman suspects anything on your phone, he will take you to the station. We have a cyber department that is responsible for all that,” he added


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