The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has reacted to the incident of misconduct involving its six officers attached to the Kwara State Police Command, who were captured assaulting a member of the public in a viral video.
The NPF said such conduct is unacceptable and goes against the principles of the Force.
Taking to his verified X platform (formerly Twitter) on Tuesday morning, Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said action had been taken in response to the incident by summoning the Policemen and their Commander to the Force Headquarters in Abuja in order to face the Provost Marshal for disciplinary actions.
The FPRO wrote: “We have taken action in response to the recent incident involving officers from Kwara State Police Command who were captured assaulting a member of the public in a viral video. Such conduct is unacceptable and goes against the principles of the Force.
“The officers in question have reported at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, along with their commander. They have been referred to the Force Provost Marshal, where they will face disciplinary actions. We remain committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and accountability within the force.”