Breaking: Neighbourhood Watch sends officers for behavioural evaluation over unlawful treatment of Uber driver

Breaking: Neighbourhood Watch sends officers for behavioural evaluation over unlawful treatment of Uber driver

  • fficers involved in beaten and manhandling Adedotun Clement have faced disciplinary actions by the employer
  • According to the management of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency, the actions of the officers are not acceptable
  • The officers will now be redeployed to other units as a panel set up to look at their cases found them guilty

The management of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency has sanctioned all the officers involved in the unlawful treatment of an Uber driver, Mr Adedotun Clement, during the #EndSARSMemorial protest in the state on October 20.

A statement issued by LNSA on Friday said the officers, who were identified in various videos on social, used pepper spray which is not a standard-issue kit for officers of the Agency.

Breaking: Neighbourhood Watch sends officers for behavioural evaluation over unlawful treatment of Uber driver
Management of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency has sanctioned all the officers involved in the unlawful treatment of an Uber driver. Photo: Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Agency
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Two of the officers directly involved in the assault of the Uber driver were de-kitted while others were sanctioned following an orderly room trial.

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According to the Agency:

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“The two officers and the Supervising Officers were charged with disreputable conduct as a result of the assault on a member of the public, the use of pepper spray which is not a standard-issue kit for officers of the Agency and general unruly behaviours capable of breaching public peace all of which is in contempt of the Agency’s rules as contained in the LNSA Handbook Articles E (ii) & (iii), O (iv) and N (x) which covers conduct with the general public, negligence and general conduct on the job.

“Following the panel seating that lasted over four hours, the officers were found guilty of the charges preferred against them. Consequently, the two officers directly involved in the assault were publicly de-kitted and suspended from the Agency for the next two months. They are also to be redeployed to another command of the Agency for behavioural evaluation and further reprimand.

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EndSARS: Lady who was brutalized by police during protest awarded N750 at panel

In a related development, Legit.ng reported previously that a young lady was in a celebration mood as she finally got justice at the Lagos panel.

The Nigerian lady identified as Felicia Nkemakolam Opara said she had suffered police brutality at the last #EndSARS protest.

Felicia was, in addition to winning her case at the panel final ruling, awarded N750,000. An overjoyed lady appreciated everyone who prayed for her and described her victory as justice for all.

Source: Legit

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