- The police have reacted angrily to viral footage of an officer captured for assaulting a road user in Edo state
- In a recent move, the police command in Edo state have arrested a sergeant and other officers who assault road users
- Following this development, the Force disclosed in a statement that investigations are being carried out in the matter at the moment
Edo state- On Friday, January 21, the Edo state police command disclosed it has arrested one Sergeant Jude Ogudu, and four other police officers for assaulting a lady.
The police in its official Facebook page, also announced that the officers are currently being held in the detention facilities of the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) adding that the case is being investigated by the X-squad unit of the command.
In a video that went viral on Thursday, January 20, about five policemen were seen exchanging words with some road users, The Punch added.
The police wrote:
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"SGT Jude Ogudu and 4 others spotted in the viral video assaulting a lady have been arrested by the Edo State Police Command.
"They are currently being held in the detention facilities of the State CID. The case is being investigated by the X-squad unit of the Command."
52-year-old father kills 3 children, dumps bodies inside deep freezer as police take strong action
The police said two of the children were fathered by the suspect while the third child was his step-daughter.
Daniel Ndukwe, spokesperson of the Enugu police command, in a statement on Wednesday, January 12, said the children were found in the fridge with bruises during a search.
Police arrest woman supplying daughters, nieces to bandits for sex
Maryam Abubakar, a housewife and resident of Rugar Hanwa in Sabon Gari local government, who was arrested on Tuesday, December 21, confessed that she had been luring women, including her own daughters and nieces, to the bandits for sexual pleasure.
The Intelligence Response Team (IRT), a special police unit fighting kidnapping, made the arrest.