Nigeria: Police Vow to Sanction Officers Who Extorted N100,000 From Traveller in Enugu

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Some police operatives had allegedly told the man that it was illegal for him to own two SIM cards.

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(formerly known as Twitter) on Monday afternoon, had narrated how the officers allegedly seized his mobile phones and forced him to pay them N100,000 for being in possession of a laptop and two SIM cards in the state.

But an Enugu-based lawyer, Olu Omotayo told PREMIUM TIMES that there was no law in the state and Nigeria in general prohibiting residents from possessing multiple SIM cards. "There is no such law in the state or country. Even if there is going to be such a law, it should have been a national law because the issue of telecommunication is regulated by theon Wednesday night, the police spokesperson in Enugu State, Daniel Ndukwe, said he had spoken with the victim and"obtained actionable details" of the incident.

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