The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Okon Effiong, has ordered for the arrest of policemen identified in a viral video assaulting a man along the East-West Road in Rivers State.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Grace Iringe-Koko, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Port Harcourt on Monday.
The statement reads in part: “Following the identification of the Policemen shown in a viral video harassing and assaulting an unidentified man at a Elibrada junction, Emohua, the Rivers State Command Commissioner of Police, CP OKon O Effiong, psc(+), fdc, has ordered the immediate arrest of the officers indicated.
“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…
Source: Leadership Newspaper