Police Commissioner Orders Investigation, Sanctions To Officers Found Wanted For Unprofessional Behaviour In Nsukka

calls for calm while ensuring maximum protection of citizens’ rights

The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu has ordered the Deputy Commissioner in charge of the State CID Enugu to immediately begin a thorough investigation that will result in appropriate disciplinary sanctions against any police officers found wanting in response to the alleged unprofessional conduct of some officers in Nsukka that surfaced on social media.

According to a statement from DSP Daniel Ndukwe, the spokesperson for the Command, the CP reassured the locals that no unethical behaviour would be allowed while he was in charge.

The statement read, “Following the receipt of social media reports alleging the unprofessional conduct of some police officers in Nsukka town, the Enugu State Command’s Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu psc (+), has ordered the Deputy Commissioner in-charge of the State CID Enugu, to immediately commence a meticulous investigation that will lead to appropriate disciplinary sanctions against any of the police officers found wanting.

CP Kanayo Uzuegbu

“The Commissioner, therefore, calls for calm. He entreats those affected by the said acts of police misconduct to come forward and volunteer evidence that will aid the timely conclusion of the investigation and further police disciplinary actions.

Meanwhile, the CP has reaffirmed his unwavering stance against police unethical conduct and reassured the maximum protection of the rights of citizens in accordance with existing laws.

Hence, he enjoined the citizenry to always support the Police Reform Agenda by remaining law-abiding and promptly reporting acts of police misconduct in the State for necessary disciplinary actions.

“This they can do by calling 08099854883 or sending an email to infoenugupolice@gmail.com, the statement said.