Times Television footage of two female police traffic officers demanding a bribe and pocketing the money from a man in a car has emerged.
Accoridng to Daily Times, the two female cops were caught on Times TV roving camera apparently taking bribes from a motorist near Phalombe Hardware in Limbe.
The officiers did not use the receipt book where money goes to government’s Account Number One and pocketed the money as the video s showing he road user adding money twice before one of the cops reached her hand into the car to the the cash.
Deputy national spokesman for police, Thomeck Nyaude, blamed road users for the rise in corruption among traffic officers.
He said it is the Malawi society that is corrupt.
“Traffic officers jut go on the road to enforce traffic laws. Traffic officiers are part of Malawi Police Services and are told not to indulge in corruption,” the daily quoted Nyaude.
He said the people are the ones who lure cops to received bribes.
Police will hold accountable the cops in the video if they can be .
Petty graft continues to plague Malawi ‘s economy.