Ebonyi police officers enforcing tinted glass permit caught on camera assaulting motorists

The Ebonyi state police command have reacted to a viral video of some police officers in its command assaulting some persons during a raid in a community in the state.

 

A Nigerian on X had shared a video of the officers slapping, flogging and kicking some young men whom it appears they wanted to arrest.

 

Ebonyi police officers enforcing tinted glass permit caught on camera assaulting motorists

 

In a statement released, the spokesperson of the command, DSP Joshua Ukandu, described the actions of the officers as ‘’uncivil’ and said that necessary administrative measures is being taken while an investigation into the incident has commenced.

 

His statement reads

The attention of the command has been drawn to a viral video on social media on the uncivil conduct of some police officers attached to the command.

 

The command unequivocally condemns their unprofessional conduct and necessary administrative measures have already been initiated while a detailed investigation into the incident has commenced to ensure justice and appropriate disciplinary action.

 

The Commissioner Of Police Ebonyi State Police Command, CP Augustina Ogbodo, psc, is using this medium to reiterate that no form of incivility to members of the public or any form of misconduct by any police officer(s) will be tolerated under her watch. She continued by urging residents of the state to remain calm and be law-abiding while assuring that any police officer found wanting would be met with severe disciplinary actions.

 

Furthermore, members of the public with complaints on police actions can call the PPRO on 0803276251 or on X FKA Twitter

@joshukandu, the Complaints Response Unit (CRU) desk officer on 08067577537, CP’s admin. on 08063637354, and the command control room on 07064515001.

 

DSP JOSHUA UKANDU”

Watch the viral video below

 

 

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