The Inspector Normal of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered discreet investigations into circumstances surrounding the dehumanising remedy meted out to a girl by a policeman in a viral video.
Within the 2- minute 20-second video, a younger woman is seen handcuffed and mendacity on the ground because the policeman, who appears to be recording the video, instructions her to face up.
“Arise, arise. I am going daze you o,” he stated in pidgin because the video begins.
“Face me, face me. If you happen to cowl your face tire. CCTV go carry you. TV go carry you. All of the stations go carry you. Arise,” the policeman demanded.
The younger woman, who appears in ache, might solely moan.
Wearing white T-shirt, blue denims and white sneakers, the woman, couldn’t sit up, exhibiting indicators of being brutalised.
She manages to face and speaks in Yoruba begging the policeman, who continues to dehumanise her.
The incident occurred in a big compound with a number of automobiles parked. Some folks have been seen standing round.
In a press release on the official Twitter deal with of the Nigeria Police, @PoliceNG, on Wednesday night, the IGP condemned the motion.
It reads: “The IGP, whereas condemning the act, has directed the graduation of complete investigations geared toward unraveling the true id of the perpetrators with a view to bringing them to justice.
“Members of the general public are hereby assured that any member of the Drive discovered culpable within the incident can be made to face applicable sanctions.”