The Police have arrested the police officer, one Sgt Onuh Makedomu, caught on video collecting bribe from a motorist.
WuzupNigeria had reported yesterday that a video went viral showing a policeman collecting N10,000 bribe from the motorist and telling same to lie to his colleagues that he collected N5,000.
Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, in a statement, said the police officer has been identified and arrested.
He said the non-commissioned officer, Force No.431625, Sgt Onuh Makedomu, attached to 49 PMF, is undergoing Orderly Room trial on a two-count of Discreditable Conduct and Corrupt Practices at the Provost department of the Lagos State Police Command.
Makedomu was on special duty with the Safer Highways Patrol, Lagos when the video was captured.
The statement said the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu 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.