- A video of an NSCDC official has gotten people talking on social media
- The law enforcement officer was caught on camera stealing money from a purse
- Several Twitter users condemned the act by the officer
In what could be described as a typical case of the hunter becoming the hunted, an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has become a topic of discussion in the online community, following his act of theft.
Legit.ng sighted a video of the official shared on the microblogging platform, Twitter, by a user identified as Gbemi Dennis. According to the caption that accompanied the video post by Dennis, the fully armed officer stole money from a purse and was captured carrying out the act of theft on a CCTV camera.
In the video, the NSCDC officer was seen the moment he walked into the store and directly aimed for a bag on the counter. He proceeded by rummaging through it and bringing out an envelope containing some amount of money.
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However, as he proceeded to leave the area, it appeared he had a change of heart about leaving with all the cash. The officer returned and placed some cash into the bag before he finally took his exit.
A background voice who appeared to be a worker within the premises claimed that the bag contained N49,050, but the officer returned N27050, making it a total of N22,000 that was stolen
Watch the video below:
Several twitter users who were disturbed by the act of theft displayed by the law enforcement officer condemned his actions.
"NSCDC is slowly becoming nuisance since they were privileged to start carrying ammunition! One killed Emenike Ototo nwa, a young promising philanthropist turned politician from Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State that he was attached to secure and said it was accidental discharge!" a user tweeted.
Read more tweets below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the NSCDC reacted to the killing of an Imo politician by one of its officers.
The national head of the agency, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, said that the incident was unwarranted and a terrible mistake on the part of the officer.
He said that the staff has been arrested and will be prosecuted so as to face the full weight of the law.
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