The Imo State Commissioner of Police, CP Nasiru Mohammed, has condemned the actions of four of the police officers of the State Command who were seen in a viral video assaulting five yet to be identified persons at Banana junction, Orlu in the state.
The State Police boss ordered the immediate arrest of the officers over their unprofessional conduct as portrayed in the video which has been widely circulated on social media.
In the video, the officers were seen lying five persons on the floor and flogging them in the process, an act which the commissioner frowned seriously at.
In a statement signed by Sp Ikeokwu Godson Orlando, the Public Relations Officers to the Commissioner, Nasiru described the inhuman treatment meted to the individuals as “unethical, unprofessional and unacceptable”.
The statement says, “The Command while Condemning the actions of the officers, wishes to inform the general public that the officers have been identified, arrested and has commenced disciplinary actions against them accordingly”. Members of the public are therefore advised to kindly report all unethical and unprofessional conduct of Police officers in the state through the following mediums:- AC- XSquad (Compliant Response unit) 08037104989, Public Complaints Bureau 07034714499, or write directly to the Commissioner of Police, for prompt and decisive action