The Nigerian Police have reportedly launched an investigation on the video of a police officer, physically attacking a female passenger in Delta
Sequel to the reports we brought you yesterday, on the police officer who assaulted a lady who did not allow him search her pant, the police force has released an official statement in respect of the viral video
The statement read;
PCRRU LAUNCH INVESTIGATION AFTER A VIDEO CAPTIONED “WE ARE NOT EVEN SAFE WITH THE POLICE” WAS POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA
The video of an altercation between a Police Mobile Force officer and a lady said to have occurred on 23.05.2018 along Mercy land road Warri, Delta State and circulating on social media has been brought to our attention.
The Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) have commenced an investigation and would like to speak with the lady involved and witnesses.Please quote #PCRRU673916 when you call any of our phone lines in respect of this matter.
Members of the public are once again reminded that police officers doesn’t require search warrant to conduct a search on them or their luggage when accosted on public highways/roads. Citizens are also enjoined to be patience and obey simple police instructions during stop and search.
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ACP ABAYOMI SHOGUNLE
ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
PUBLIC COMPLAINT RAPID RESPONSE UNIT (PCRRU),
It happened that the mobile police officer had stopped a commercial bus and insisted on searching every bag in the bus.
The lady in question feeling violated, refused to allow them search one of her bags because it contained her panties.
The officer was seen attacking the lady while raining abusive words on her as other passengers told him; “Oga it’s not fair o”