Complaint number
NTB Type
8.4. Transport related corruption  
The driver was going around the round about and another vehicle trying to overtake him from behind got stuck at the apprentice side of the truck. The Police came to the scene, snapped picture and ordered that the two vehicles be taken to their station. Upon reaching the station, the Police asked the truck driver, first to pay GH 1,000.00 which was later reduced to GH 500.00 for the testing of the truck. They later said that the drive would pay additional Gh 300.00 to them.  
Status note
The driver was released on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 after testing the truck.  
Progress update note
When called, GSA staff asked to speak to the officer in charge of the incident, but one lady officer told him that the investigator was not around therefore GSA staff should call back in 5 minutes.

GSA staff called back and, speaking to the investigator, the latter denied making mention of any amount to the driver. GSA staff therefore explained to him that the testing fee is and cannot not be determined by the Police but the testing officer from DVLA.

He further asked the driver to let him know as soon as they get to DVLA office.  
Policy or regulatory NTB
Ghana: Kumasi (round about Police) (Other)  
Reporting Country
Burkina Faso  
Reporting Town
Date of incident
Date of resolution
Product Description
Product Originating Country
Total value
Date reported
2019-12-02 14:18  
2019-12-04 09:39