Rivers Police Arrest Officers Assaulting Man In Viral Video

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Nwonyi Polycarp Emeka has condemned the police assault and brutality of a man in a video trending on social media.

A statement on Tuesday, 11th July 2023 signed by the Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, said that the policemen in the video have been identified and arrested and they are currently at the Command undergoing trial for their unprofessional act which will serve as a deterrent to other police personnel.

The statement read, “The Command hereby appeals to the victim to come forward to the Public Relations Department, Rivers State Police Command to give his own statement so as to aid the conclusion of the investigations and his identity will be protected.

“The commissioner of Police assures members of the public, that the police operatives will be investigated in line with extant rules underlying the conduct of police personnel and appropriate sanctions meted accordingly.

“The command further assures the good people of Rivers State of its unalloyed commitment to promoting the rule of law.