Man narrates how some police officers in Lagos followed him to the ATM to collect N10k bribe

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    Television and film producer Benjamin Ogunbodede, has narrated how some police officers in Lagos followed him to the ATM to collect a N10,000 bribe on July 16th. Speaking to Sahara Reporters, Benjamin said he was on his way home last Friday July 15th when he picked up a lady who was going his way. As he approached his destination, he drove into a checkpoint mounted by some mobile police officers. He was puled over and asked to hand over his drivers license which he gave to them.

    They also asked for him to open his boot which he did. Seeing that he had nothing incriminating on him, the next question was his connection with the lady in his car. He said she was just someone he offered a lift. The officers then accused him of kidnapping and human trafficking.

    “I told them I was just giving her a lift since I was going in the same direction,” he said

    Not impressed with his explanation, the police officers ordered him to get into his car and drive to the Ajuwon Police Station, while the woman was asked to get into their patrol van. His plea that he should be allowed to call a family member fell on deaf ears as they seized his phone and other belongings. At the station, a police officer searched through his laptop and phone and found nothing incriminating. In their investigation, they found out his car had a different plate number

    “I explained that the former owner wanted to have his number plate back since it was registered in his name, so I had to make a change of ownership, got a police report and a new number plate. That also did not impress them” he said

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    Source:: Linda Ikeji Blog