- A policeman has been caught on camera allegedly demanding for bribe
- The officer was seen holding a POS box asking a young man to hand over his ATM card
- It could be seen that the strange incident had occurred on the side of a busy road
A video of a policeman is currently making rounds on social media. The officer has been accused of demanding a bribe on camera.
The trending video showed the unidentified policeman holding a Point of Sale machine in his hands while he held a man hostage. The officer was heard loudly demanding that the young man should hand over his Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card.
However, the officer never revealed what he intended to use the ATM card for and the young man was also heard loudly refusing to give him the card.
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Even though the officer did not reveal his intention for the card with a Point of Sale machine in hand, Nigerians assumed that he was trying to forcefully take bribe from the man.
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The video was shared by one, Kelechi Marshall, on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter. Nigerians reacted to the video, complaining about how police officers extort citizens in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that police officers arrested one of their sergeants who was caught receiving bribe from an innocent Nigerian. The officer, Onuh Makedomu, was on special duty with the safer highway patrol in Lagos state.
In reaction to the news, IGP Ibrahim Adamu, ordered the innocent Nigerian to take back his money from Makedomu.
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