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Police order arrest of inspector who assaulted woman



The Lagos State Police Command has ordered the arrest and detention of  the inspector that arrested and detained a woman for recording him assaulting commuters in Lagos.

In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, the commissioner directed that the inspector should be arrested and the matter transfered to the Provost Department for further investigation.

He said, “The attention of the Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command has been drawn to a posting in the social media alleging that a police inspector serving in Lagos State Command, slapped a young woman during an argument inside a commercial bus that commuted them from Obalende to Dopemu, along Agege Motor Road, Lagos.


“In view of the above, the CP Lagos had directed the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Dopemu, CSP Mary Ayim to arrest the Inspector, get the facts of the case and transfer the matter to the Police Provost Department for further investigation.

“The CP assured that the findings in this case would be made public as usual.”