Nigerian policemen deployed to stop kidnapping alongside Ife-Ibadan freeway, South-west Nigeria, have been on Monday caught on digicam extorting motorists.
In accordance with Premium Occasions, the policemen stationed on the outskirt of Ibadan, Ikire, Gbongan and Ile-Ife demanded bribe from a driver of a car conveying a journalist and 17 different passengers.
A number of the motorists who earlier spoke with PREMIUM TIMES confirmed the recurring extortion by cops.
Whereas the cops on the outskirts of Ibadan and Ikire collected the naira notes discreetly with out questioning the motive force, those at Gbongan and Ile-Ife didn’t.
An officer at Gbongan, with the inscription Akosoba A on his uniform, collected a N100 from the motive force and gave a change of N50.
Additionally, a policeman in Ile-Ife, who appeared in a camouflage, instructed the motive force to park his car for elevating a query however modified his thoughts after N50 exchanged palms.