About 172 Federal Road Safety Corps personnel have been arrested and are under investigation for corruption.

The Commission’s Corps, Marshal Boboye Oyeyemi who announced this in Abuja,  explained that 70 erring officers were arrested in two tactical moves through internal regulatory mechanisms, another 71 operatives were also nabbed while 31 others were apprehended by other security agencies and were being tried for various infractions.

Oyeyemi stated that the FRSC had launched a joint special surveillance operation in partnership with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC and the Department of State Services to target bad eggs in the service.

The Corps Marshal said his administration was resolute in its commitment to sustain the clampdown on corrupt officers by identifying and ridding the corps of bad eggs to serve as deterrence to others.