Two Nigeria Police personnel engaged in the brutalization of a lady in Iwo, Osun state have been arrested by the force.
They are Inspector Ikuesan Taiwo with service number AP NO 251724 and Police Constable Abass Ibrahim with Force No. 509634. The duo are currently being detained and their orderly room trial had since commenced.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, who condemned the assault on the woman at the Odo Ori Market, Iwo Osun State by men of the Force attached to Iwo Division, Osun State directed that the Commissioner of Police Mr. Johnson Kokumo to immediately arrest and bring the officers to book.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni condemns this unwarranted, unnecessary and unjustifiable assault on this innocent citizen (as shown in the attached viral video), at the Odo Ori Market, Iwo Osun State by men of the Force attached to Iwo Division, Osun pic.twitter.com/oNJ3iZdjY9
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) April 18, 2020
A viral video had shown some police officers led by an alleged notorious officer, Ikuesan Taiwo flogging a woman for defying the lock down order had emerged on Saturday.
The victim identified as Azeez Tola had claimed that she was out to buy drugs but Ikuesan turned a deaf ear to her plea.