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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 24 July 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Police arrest officers caught harassing young lady in Ibadan

Three policemen and one civilian have been identified after their involvement in the dehumanizing treatment of a young lady in Ibadan as seen in a viral video.

Two of the suspects, ASP Tijani Olatunji and Inspector Gboyega Oyeniyi have been arrested for their role in the discreditable conduct.

The Nigerian Police Force revealed that "they are currently being detained at the Lagos State CID detention facility, Panti, Yaba.

A statement reads in part: "Preliminary investigations show that the policemen who are attached Area ‘A’ Command, Lion Building, Lagos, were on legitimate investigation activities to Ibadan, Oyo State where the incident took place.

"Effort is being intensified to arrest the two other accomplices. Meanwhile, appropriate disciplinary procedure will be initiated as soon as investigations are concluded".

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