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By Onozure Dania
Lagos?A 43-year-old dismissed Police officer, Christopher Omeleze, attached to the state Traffic Division, Ikeja, Lagos, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate?s Court, for allegedly taking bribe from a motorist.
The defendant, who was arraigned before Magistrate Akinde, is facing a two-count charge bordering on bribe.
Omeleze, who was said to be on duty when he committed the allegd offence, pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Chinalu Uwadione, told the court that the defendant committed the alleged crime while on duty on July 31 at 9:30am on Oba Akran Road, Ikeja.
He said that the police officer used his office to demand for N25,000 from a motorist that was yet to be identified.
According to the prosecutor, the offence committed is punishable under Section 69, 63, (1) (a) of the criminal law of LagosState of Nigeria 2011.
The Magistrate granted him bail in the sum of N50,000, with one surety in like sum.
She adjourned the matter till November 4, for mention.