Following the trend of a Viral Video of Police officer Harassing a citizen over the Weekend in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Commissioner of Police orders for immediate arrest.
In a State by the Police Public Relation Officer, SP Grace Iringe-Koko said the officer has been identified.
“Following the identification of the Policemen shown in a viral video harassing and assaulting an unidentified man at a Elibrade junction, Emohua, the Rivers State Command Commissioner of Police, CP OKon O Effiong, psc(+), fdc, has ordered the immediate arrest of the officers indicated”.
“As a defender of human rights, the CP assures members of the public, that the Police Officers will be investigated in line with extant rules underlying the conduct of police personnel; and appropriate sanctions meted accordingly”.
“The Command further assures the good people of Rivers State of its unalloyed commitment to promoting the rule of law. People are enjoined to report cases of human rights abuse and infractions through the following numbers: 08039213071 and 08098880134” She Said.
This is coming after The spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, had reacted.
Adejobi said it is unethical for a police officer to flog someone. He added that irrespective of what the man must have done, he did not deserve to be be^aten ‘’like a baby.”
‘’Quite unfortunate. I have asked the Rivers State Command to fish them out. This is unpolice, unethical, and condemned. Whatever the man must have done, he doesn’t deserve this be^ating. Be^ating him like a baby?? A grown-up man?. We will surely get the men.”224000521" crossorigin="anonymous">