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Police identity officer caught in viral video demanding bribe from motorist

The Police Command in Lagos State has identified the officer captured on video demanding bribe from a motorist as ASP Luka Bashayi.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, made the disclosure on his verified X handle @benHundeyin on Saturday.

He said that the erring officer had been identified and investigation into the matter has begun.

“We will not gloss over this. He is ASP Luka Bashayi, serving at Ogudu Area Command.

“The Lagos Police Complaint Unit (CRU) has commenced actions on this,” the police image maker said.

In a video which went viral on Saturday, the police officer was seen demanding bribe from a motorist.

The officer insisted that the motorist would not leave unless he paid him the demanded bribe.

He said to the motorist, “Do sharp sharp and go now, if not, I will do my job.”

He called his bank account details to the motorist for him to transfer money before he would allow him to go.

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