Cop held for abusing job; sought Dh45k from man

A police man was arrested in Abu Dhabi?s eastern region on charges of abusing his job by trying to extort money from an expatriate man.

Police said the cop had summoned that person and told him to pay Dh45,000 for a case against him although that man was not involved in any case.

The cop, identified as MA, is being questioned by the prosecutor on charges of abusing his job and extorting money.