Police arrest officers for assault of civilian in Rivers


The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has taken three officers into custody for assaulting a civilian in Rivers State.

Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, on Tuesday, issued a terse statement on the arrest.

The officers are Inspector Adejoh Siaka, Inspector Friday Obaka, and Sergeant Ndiwa Kpuebari.

“These are the men who slapped a man on the road in Rivers,” the police spokesperson noted.

Adejobi said they reported at the Force Headquarters today, announcing that their trial will soon commence.

A viral video of the assault attracted condemnations from members of the public, forcing the police authorities to swing into action.

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