Yesterday, there was a video circulating on social media showing a police officer allegedly collecting bribe using a POS machine. The Nigeria police force has reacted to this via its Facebook page.
According to the statement released on its page, the police force says it has once used a handheld machines to verify vehicle registration details, a photo of the machine above. In the statement, the police asked anyone who has at anytime paid bribe to a police officer using a POS to come forward with proof.
“Re: VIDEO – “Nigerian police man caught on camera using POS machine to collect bribe. Nigeria Police Force once used handheld machines to verify vehicle registration details. I’m sure we all know Bank requirements on issuance of PoS.
I CHALLENGE ANYONE WHO PAID ‘PoS BRIBE’ TO CONTACT PCRRU 24/7 via; Calls Only: 0805 700 0001, 0805 700 0002 | SMS and WhatsApp Only: 0805 700 0003 | BBM: 58A2B5DE | Twitter: @PoliceNG_PCRRU | Facebook: www.facebook.com/PolicePCRRU | Email: [email protected] OR [email protected]”.