A Nigerian man has accused some police officers on a highway of forcefully removing his car battery because he refused to give them a bribe.
In a viral video posted on Twitter by The Viral Trendz (@TheViralTrendz), two mobile police officers are seen in the video closing the bonnet of a Lexus car, as they walked away with the car battery, towards a police truck parked by the roadside.
Although, the driver is heard yelling at about five officers who were seen around the scene of the incident, his is face is not shown in the video.
“You dey see wetin police dey do?” The unidentified driver said in Pidgin English. “You dey carry my battery, abi?
“The money wey you wan make for this road today, if you make am make I change my name. You no go make-am.”
Throughout the 21-seconds video, the officers were not seen or heard demanding bribe from the driver, but sharing the video, viral Trendz said:
“Nigerian police officers seen removing battery from a road user’s car as the driver allegedly refused to give bribe during a stop-and-Search.”
— Nigerian Police Officers Seen Removing Battery From A Road User's Car As The Driver Allegedly Refused To Give Bribe During A Stop And Search. pic.twitter.com/Q0dzzchO7U
— The Viral Trendz (@TheViralTrendz) June 6, 2020