Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has directed the redeployment of the Onipanu axis Divisional Police Officer, Francis Ani, over Harassment and detention of two individuals, Tunde Abass and Kabir Mohammed.
The Police Spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, said some officers of the division harassed the duo on March 19 at Onipanu area and the proceedings were recorded on phone by Abass.
Abass was arrested alongside Mohammed after his intervention in the case did not go well with the policemen.
According to Adejobi, the CP took the decision on Wednesday after he perused the report of the investigation into the incident “that had gone viral on the gross violation of Tunde’s human rights by the DPO and his boys”.
“The Commissioner of Police, therefore, condemned such acts of unprofessionalism and excessive use of power to send a signal to the whole world that the command will not, for whatever reason, condone such act; and to serve as deterrent to other policemen who are fond of harassing, extorting and engaging in acts of lawlessness, unprofessionalism and gross violation of peoples human rights in the state,” he said.
The CP also ordered that the policemen be tried and punishment awarded against them accordingly.Follow us on social media