It was gathered that the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5, Abubakar Adamu Muhammed, gave the order.
statement signed by the Zone 5’ Public Relations Officer, Emeka
Ihenacho, and made available to journalist in Benin, described the
conduct of the policemen involved as unprofessional, adding that it does
not depict the ethics and core value of the Nigeria Police Force.
AIG said, “full scale investigation into the matter has commenced while
the officers involved would undergo orderly room trial. Those officers
involved would be appropriately sanctioned.”
While assuring that
justice would be done in the matter, he urged the public to continue to
support the police in it task of sustaining peace and security.