Edo State Police Arrest Officer Involved In Assaulting A Lady At Command Headquarters (WATCH) – YabaLeftOnline


The Edo State Police Command has taken action by arresting a police officer who was caught on camera slapping a lady inside the state police command.

The incident, captured in a video released by human-rights activist Harrison Gwamnishu, sparked outrage and drew attention online.

According to the police command spokesperson, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, the officer responsible for the assault has been identified as Police Sergeant Samuel Imakor, attached to the Iruekpen Police Station in Edo State.

The officer was brought before the Commissioner of Police on Monday for debriefing, during which he admitted to slapping the young woman, identified as Mercy Ajayi.

However, he claimed that the action was in response to her allegedly slapping him while being arrested for the theft of human hair from a hotel.

In response to the incident, the Commissioner of Police, CP Funsho Adegboye, ordered the immediate arrest of the officer and the initiation of disciplinary proceedings, including an orderly room trial, by the Command’s Provost Marshal.

The Commissioner spoke on his commitment to ensure that police officers carry out their duties in a professional and accountable manner.

He urged the people of Edo State to report any unprofessional conduct by officers and also encouraged mutual respect between the public and the police.

Watch the video below:


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