Dollar bribe policeman arrested, faces trial

The dollar policeman

Dollar policeman: Aniyem Chiyem: Arrested

Police authorities in Nigeria have confirmed the arrest of the policeman caught in a hidden camera allegedly demanding “dollar bribe” from a citizen.

In a statement, Frank Mba, spokesperson for Nigeria Police said the police officer is F/No. 374171 Cpl Aniyem Chiyem attached to Isheri Division, Lagos State Police Command.

Mba said the arrest of the police officer was sequel to a marching order issued by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Umar Abubakar Manko to ensure prompt arrest and investigation of the matter.

Dollar policeman: Aniyem Chiyem: Arrested
Dollar policeman: Aniyem Chiyem: Arrested

“Following his arrest, the suspect who is now in police custody, is undergoing Orderly Room trials and if found guilty will face appropriate disciplinary actions.

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“Meanwhile, the IGP has commended the unknown whistleblower in this case for his painstaking efforts in exposing what would have been a hidden crime.

“He equally enjoins other members of the public to emulate this noble and patriotic action which will certainly go a long way in checkmating crime in our society,” Mba said.

Here is the video that put the policeman in trouble: