Operatives of the Imo State Police Command and Department of Security Services have arrested 16 suspects for offences ranging from vehicle licence-racketeering, touting, production/issuance of fake vehicle licence and production/issuance of fake drivers’ licence.
Briefing journalists on Saturday, on behalf of the state government, the Special Adviser (Security) to Governor Emeka Ihedioha, Raymond Nkemdirim said that the suspects were arrested on Thursday, July 4, 2019 following intelligence report.
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He stated that their arrest was ordered by the state government to sanitize the revenue collection process in the state.
The SA said that the illegal revenue collectors loiter in front and inside the premises of the licensing office under the state Board of Internal Revenue to defraud motorists.