Police arrest officers caught on tape in Jos assaulting a man while forcefully effecting his arrest

The Kaduna State Police Command has responded to a trending video circulating on social media, showing officers assaulting a civilian.

The incident took place in a known black spot in Kaduna South.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, ASP Mansir Hassan, says the officers involved have been identified as Inspector Ibrahim Daniel, Inspector Ezekiel Marcus, Corporal Isyaku James, and Constable Paul Asha, all attached to the Surveillance section of Kakuri Area Command. They are currently under investigation.

Commissioner of Police, CP Audu Ali Dabigi, psc, has strongly condemned this act and assured the public that such “misconduct will not be tolerated under his leadership.” He ordered a swift and thorough investigation into the matter to ensure that justice is served.

The CP also urged the general public to continue supporting the police by reporting similar incidents.

 

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