ICPC honours policeman who rejected $200,000 bribe from robbers

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has honoured Daniel Amah, a policeman who rejected a $200,000 bribe, with the 2022 Public Service Integrity Award.

Amah, presently serving as the divisional police officer of the Bompai police station in Nasarawa local government area of Kano State, is an indigene of Jos East, Plateau State.

President Buhari and Amah

The ICPC said that on April 24,  2022, a matter was reported to him that a suspect, Ali Zaki, convinced bureau de change operators that he had $750,000 that he could sell to them at the rate of N430 to S1 to give him the equivalent N322,500,000.

The agency said, “After a bank staff confirmed the availability of the money at the bank to the victim, the transaction took place.

“However, the suspect arranged with armed robbers to track and rob the victims while transporting the money.”

The agency said during investigation, its operatives traced the principal suspect, Zaki, who offered…

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