Police investigate alleged misconduct by 4 officers in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu state has commenced investigation into an alleged misconduct by four policemen shown in a video clip in Enugu metropolis.

The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said this in a statement made available in Enugu Sunday.

Amaraizu said the suspected unprofessional misconduct took place around Kenyatta Uwani axis on January  4.

“The command wishes to inform members of the public that its attention has been drawn to a video  clip in relation to unprofessional conduct of some police personnel in the assault of one Justice Obasi.

“The command further wishes to inform members of the public that the command view such act by its personnel as reflected in the said video as unprofessional; while it frowns at such act.

“To this end, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Abdurrahman, has directed for a full scale investigation into the unfortunate incident with a view to bringing the perpetrators to book,’’ he said.

The police spokesman noted that the erring police personnel had been identified and arrested already. (NAN)