A truck driver arrested for attempted bribery at Pailles
2 March 2011
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The truck driver used his cell phone at the wheel. He was arrested for attempting to bribe, with a sum of Rs 500, the policeman who issued him a ticket.
Naiko Jay Krishna finds himself in deep trouble. This truck driver is behind bars for attempting to bribe a police officer assigned to the Pailles police station s on the highway. The incident occurred last Tuesday, March 1, when Jay Krishna Naiko, was caught red-handed use of mobile phones while driving his car by the constable Patrice Vyapooree.
According to his arraignment, he tried to give money to the policeman. To his surprise, Constable Patrick Vyapooree read him his rights and arrested him. This is an example of integrity and impartiality, according to Sergeant Lindsay Blueberry, head of public relations at the police, in interview which was given on Radio One on Tuesday.
"It is one of thousands of police officers who demonstrate honesty and impartiality. However, this action demonstrates that the police are not so easy to corrupt, contrary to what some believe," said Sergeant Lindsay Bilberry.
Translated Court of Port-Louis, the suspect was renewed in police cell, police had objected to his release. Checking the vehicle, the officer also found that his fitness had expired.