Rabat - Two individuals were arrested in Casablanca after they tried to bribe police officers.
Rabat – Two individuals were arrested in Casablanca after they tried to bribe police officers.
A motorcyclist was arrested at the crossroad of Ibn Tachafin Avenue after he attempted to bribe a law enforcement officer with MAD 50 to avoid penalties for traffic law infringements.
A truck driver was also arrested for trying to bribe a police officer.
According to police, the truck driver tried to bribe the police officer with MAD 100 after failing to provide the vehicle’s insurance policy and technical examination document.
The rise in bribery cases involving police officers has prompted the General Directorate of National Security to circulate a memo urging security forces to crack down on all practices that would harm the credibility of the law enforcement officials.
The memo aims to entrench a culture of transparency and professional integrity among security forces and to strengthen governance values.
The General Directorate of National Security had also issued a statement stating that citizens are also contributing to the spread of bribery.
The statement added that some people are trying to tarnish the image of the security apparatus by luring members of security forces in order to photograph them receiving bribes.