Policeman caught on video demanding bribe now in police custody


The police officer caught on video demanding ‘dollar bribe’ from a Nigerian-American he stopped for wearing a navy-like cargo pant, has been arrested and currently in police custody.

The policeman now identified as Corporal Aniyem Chiyem was heard in the video saying “Arrange dollars. Give us dollars”.

According to a press statement released this evening by the Nigerian police, Cpl Chiyem is currently undergoing Orderly Room trials and if found guilty will face appropriate disciplinary actions. See the video and press statement after the cut…

The video below…

The press statement below…

Policeman on video allegedly demanding dollar bribe arrested, now in police custody.


A hitherto unidentified policeman caught in a hidden camera allegedly demanding “dollar bribe” from a citizen has been identified and arrested. He is F/No. 374171 Cpl Aniyem Chiyem attached to Isheri Division, Lagos State Police Command. His arrest was sequel to a matching order issued by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar, CFR, NPM, mni, psc to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Umar Abubakar Manko to ensure prompt arrest and investigation of the matter. 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.

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.




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