Can Police officers request Customs Paperwork, Tinted Glass Permit from Drivers?

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On Sunday, the police at Force Headquarters reaffirmed the ban on officers around the country requesting drivers’ Customs paperwork.

CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Acting Force Public Relations Officer, said in a tweet that police should stop requesting tinted glass permits.

He stated that tinted glass permits are still suspended across the country, and that police officer are not allowed to demand customs papers.

“No policeman should demand your customs papers. Except they are on joint operation, but not just on mere routine checks,” the tweet reads.

“We have suspended the issuance of tinted glass permits, so we don’t expect our men to disturb Nigerians on this.“We are to stop any vehicle with tints, search the vehicles, and its occupants, but not to delay for not having tinted glass permits.”

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