The police has confirmed the arrest of one of its personnel, who harassed an undergraduate in Delta state, for possessing an expensive phone.
The police was visibly angry that the young student had an iPhone, that he(police) can’t afford even with all his years as a policeman.
In a statement by police on Wednesday evening, it restated its commitment to purge the force of badly behaved officer, under the leadership of the new Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed.
The police revealed that the erring officer is now in custody, and that “orderly trial” had begun.
Read statement below
The commissioner of Police Delta State Command has confirmed that the police SGT reported to have harrassed and embarrassed an innocent student is now in police custody.
Also, orderly trial has commenced and the preceding will bring out appropriate disciplinary action on him.
The Force wishes to state that such behavioral pattern is not a true reflection of Nigeria Police Force especially under the leadership of Inspector General of police, Ag. IGP MA Adamu.