Police Arrest two SARS operatives, One civilian over sexual harassment of female suspect

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Following a video trending on social media showing policemen interrogating a 25-year-old female suspect and asking her embarrassing questions about her sex life, the Nigeria Police Force have identified all persons involve and arrested two police officers.

It reported earlier that the Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu had ordered discrete investigation into the circumstances surrounding the dehumanising treatment meted out to the female citizen in the viral video.

However, the Force Headquarters Public Relations Officer in Abuja, DCP Frank Mba said in a statement personally signed by him on Thursday’s night that the Police have identified all persons involved and arrested two police officers that engaged in the act.

According to the statement, “Following investigations into the dehumanizing treatment of a female citizen as shown in a viral video on Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020, the Nigeria Police Force have identified three (3) police officers and one (1) civilian accomplice who participated in the unprofessional act.

“Two (2) suspects, ASP Tijani Olatunji and Inspr Gboyega Oyeniyi have been arrested for their role in the discreditable conduct and incivility to a member of the public. They are currently being detained at the Lagos State CID detention facility, Panti, Yaba.
Preliminary investigations show that the policemen who are attached Area ‘A’ Command, Lion Building, Lagos, were on legitimate investigation activities to Ibadan, Oyo State where the incident took place.

“Effort is being intensified to arrest the two other accomplices.

“Meanwhile, appropriate disciplinary procedure will be initiated as soon as investigations are concluded.”

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