Police Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi offered some advice to motorists and tourists, following reports of an officer stopping a car near Tsumeb and demanding a bribe from tourists. If you or a client are headed to Namibia, this short article is well worth a read.

From the Namibian

Beware of corrupt officers

He also warned motorists not to pay spot fines and insist on paying at the station or magistrate’s court.

Those who attempt to bribe police, he added, also make themselves guilty of a criminal offence.

He further warned the public about certain individuals impersonating public office bearers such as ministers, police commanders and investigating officers, and threatening members of the public with arrest and then demanding money.

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