Nigeria – The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Command, CP Mobayo Tunde on Sunday confirmed the arrest and detention of a bribe-seeking police inspector seen in a viral video that was shared on Saturday, May 1 demanding for bribe from a motorist for tint permit offence.
The viral video captured the moment the police officer told the man to bring cash as he doesn’t take transfers, stating his lack of trust in transfer. He said “I don’t want transfer. I want cash”.
In a tweet posted on its official Twitter handle, the Police complaint unit said the erring officer has been arrested.
“UPDATE ON TRACKING NUMBER: #CRU415984 The officer who was seen in this viral video behaving in an unprofessional and corrupt manner, has been identified, arrested, disarmed and detained for further investigation and disciplinary action.