Delta Police Boss Sanctions Personnel For Irresponsible Behavior

Delta Police Boss, CP Mohammed Ali

By Frank Oshanugor

The Commisioner of Police, Delta State, Ari Mohammed Ali has sanctioned his personnel found guilty of engaging in malfeasance conduct of assaulting a young man.

Delta State Police Command’s spokesman DSP Bright Edafe in a statement on Wednesday said that “the attention of the Command

has been drawn to a video making round on various social media handles which captured policemen attached to Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Command assaulting a young man along the Asaba-Onitsha expressway.”

“The Command condemns the act of the Policemen in totality.

The Command wishes to state that the incident occurred sometime in the month of August 2021 and immediately it was brought to the knowledge of the Command,

the Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali directed that the incident be looked into which has since been done and the erring Policemen indeed found guilty of assault and were subjected to internal disciplinary mechanism after which they were adequately sanctioned.

“He added that “the CP while condemning the malfeasance conduct of the officers also urges members of the public to remain calm and assured of the Command’s commitment in dealing with any officer who disregard the human right of any person. To this end, members of the public are urged to call any of the designated phones numbers and report cases of abuse to human rights or any other infractions by Policemen of the Command.”

According to the statement, the PPRO’s Office can be contacted through the following numbers
+234 915 557 0008
+234 915 557 0007
+234 902 907 0037
Or the Command Control Room via +234 803 668 4974

Written by: Frank Oshanugor

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