The Police officer caught in 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.
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.
A video that went viral on social media captured moment the bribe-taking policeman lied to his colleagues about the amount he collected from a motorist.
Though the date and location the incident occurred was not immediately available at the time of filing this report, the policeman was however seen in the four-minute video arguing with the motorist in Pidgin-English.
The bribe-taking policeman sought for N20k from the motorist who held out a wad of 1,000 naira notes.