Dutch Rider’s Ordeal: Special Constabularies Captured In Trending Video Arrested

……Face Disciplinary Sanctions

The Police Special Constabularies who were caught in a viral video demanding money from a Dutch woman rider in the Ojongbodu area along Iseyin/Ogbomosho Road in Oyo, Oyo State have been appended. The Constabularies were arrested by the police authority for their unprofessional, unacceptable, and punishable acts.

A statement on Friday, 8th December 2023 signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Adebola Ayinde Hamzat, has instituted a disciplinary procedure on the matter immediately.

The police authority has condemned the act and ordered that the men and their supervising Divisional Police Officer be sanctioned accordingly.

“Such an act is unpoliced and would never be tolerated in any manner. The Force would, however, intensify efforts in commencing the reorientation programme initiated by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, for officers and men of the Force to address issues of this nature and reposition the Nigeria Police Force, Adejobi said.