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IG Orders Investigation into Alleged Torture of Couple


The attention of the Police High Command has been drawn to a viral media story alleging Police incivility to a couple in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba,has ordered a full scale investigation into the alleged torture of a couple in Lagos in line with his avowed commitment to protect and uphold the Human Rights of all Nigerians and residents therein.

A story which has gone viral has alleged police incivility to a couple in Lagos.

A statement by Force Public Relations Officer, Ag. CP Emmanuel Ojukwu, said the officer involved had been identified and was already undergoing administrative trial.

“All other officers whose conduct did not speak well on the incident are also being sanctioned, preparatory to further necessary action”.

The IGP further reiterated the determination of the Force to abide by the contents of the newly-launched NPF Human Rights Practice Manual, stressing that no abuse of human rights will be tolerated in the Force.


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