Rivers Police CP orders arrest of operatives in viral assault video

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The Rivers Commissioner of Police, Okon Effiong, has ordered immediate identification and arrest of policemen in a trending video harassing and assaulting an unidentified man at Elibrade junction, Emohua Local Government Area.

Effiong in a statement by the Rivers Police Public Relations Officer, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, assured members of the public that the policemen would be investigated in line with the rules guiding the conduct of police personnel.

He said: “As a defender of human rights, the CP assures members of the public, that the Police Officers will be investigated in line with extant rules underlying the conduct of police personnel; and appropriate sanctions meted accordingly.

“The Command further assures the good people of Rivers State of its unalloyed commitment to promoting the rule of law. People are enjoined to report cases of human rights abuse and infractions.”

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