By Bashir Turawa
The Nigerian Police Force has confirmed the identification and arrest of a police officer caught on video collecting bribe from driver.
The police made this disclosure on its verified Twitter handle.
According to the force, the officer who is identified as Sgt Onuh Makedomu with Force no. 431625 is currently undergoing trial on a two count charge of Discreditable Conduct and Corrupt Practices.
“The Police officer caught on video collecting bribe from an innocent Nigerian has since been identified and arrested.
“The non-commissioned officer, Force No.431625, Sgt Onuh Makedomu, attached to 49 PMF, but presently on special duty with the Safer Highways Patrol, Lagos is currently undergoing Orderly Room trial on a two count charge of Discreditable Conduct and Corrupt Practices at the Provost department of the Lagos State Police Command.”
The police further added that the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has enjoined the person who exposed the officer to meet with Police Public Relations Officer for Lagos Command to recover his money.
“Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu NPM, mni has enjoined the good citizen, who courageously brought the inglorious act of the officer to the public domain to meet with the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, to recover the money extorted from him by the delinquent officer.”