Police officers arrested after beating up commuter, confiscating his phone in Enugu

Police officers arrested after beating up commuter, confiscating his phone in Enugu

- Three police officers, who assaulted one Justice Obasi in Enugu, have been arrested

- The officers were seen in a video clip hitting Obasi for allegedly refusing to unlock his mobile phone

- The Enugu state police command said the officers were currently in custody and gave assurances that Obasi will get justice

One Justice Obasi was assaulted by three police officers in Enugu after refusing to unlock his mobile phone as ordered.

Footage of the ugly incident was shared on Twitter where Obasi was seen being hit severally by the police officers.

The police, following the reactions on Twitter, intervened giving the assurance that the incident would be investigated.

Few hours after, the police revealed that the officers who assaulted the man had been identified, traced and arrested by the Enugu state command.

According to the police, the officers are currently in custody pending the commencement of their Orderly Room Trial.

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The police further gave an assurance that victim of the assault, Obasi, will get justice.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Frank Mba, the spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) revealed the intention and readiness of the police to provide security for Nigerians.

The deputy commissioner of police also said the Force is ready to partner with government at all levels in safe-guiding Nigerians.

“The Nigeria Police Force is ever ready to play its fundamental and constitutional role in providing security within the internal space of Nigeria.

“We would, however, do so in collaboration and partnership with government at all levels, critical stakeholders and the entire citizenry.

“With appropriate and adequate support from government and the Nigerian people, the police will certainly excel and do the country proud in the discharge of our constitutional mandate,” he said.

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