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Assault: Rivers Police CP orders immediate arrest of operatives in viral video

The Rivers Commissioner of Police, Okon Effiong, has ordered immediate identification and arrest of policemen in a trending video harassing and assaulting an unidentified man at Elibrade junction, Emohua Local Government Area.

A video of a police officer assaulting motorist in Rivers State has gone viral online

Effiong in a statement by the Rivers Police Public Relations Officer, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, assured members of the public that the policemen would be investigated in line with the rules guiding the conduct of police personnel.

He said: “As a defender of human rights, the CP assures members of the public, that the Police Officers will be investigated in line with extant rules underlying the conduct of police personnel; and appropriate sanctions meted accordingly.

“The Command further assures the good people of Rivers State of its unalloyed commitment to promoting the rule of law. People are enjoined to report cases of human rights abuse and infractions.”

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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