A Police officer who was demanding a bribe from a road user he arrested in Ekiti State has been arrested after he was captured in a recording.
A viral video of a driver who was driving without a tint permit was caught by this police officer and the latter demanded a bribe from the driver. The police officer was then told to accept the bribe electronically, but he said he wants it cash.
The police officer refused to take the electronic transfer as the driver of the vehicle said he had no cash. The officer said the only way out for the driver is the cash and not pleading as he has to feed.
According to the Public Relations Officer, the unnamed police officer was behaving in an unprofessional and corrupt manner.
The update by the PRO has generated mixed reactions from Nigerians and below are a few of them.
@adetayoroseline: But so sad, at old age the man was not violence and no one no how there conversation stated.
@nazzieurbanstores: Don’t just arrest, increase their salaries
@oma_.xo: Arrrrrhhhhg Nigeria is doin well now abi na LORI IRO
@puff3.0: I kinda have pity on him, even from the video one can tell he isnt one of those confrontational policemen. Just another Nigerian in the useless police force without nothing to make of it. Regardless he erred.