Kwara Police Detain Personnel for Assaulting Citizen in Ilorin
The attention of the Kwara State Police Command has been drawn to a video currently trending on some social media platforms, where a young man later known as Adeleke Ridwan ‘m’ aged 22years and his elder brother one Adeleke Habeeb ‘m’ clothes sellers in Challenge area of Ilorin, were accosted by men of the Kwara State Command’s Anti Robbery team along Unity roundabout Ilorin, for a routine check. The boys were manhandled and slapped by a member of the Anti- Robbery team, identified to be Inspector Aigbobahi Ogbemudia.
The command wishes to state emphatically, that the policeman has no right to hit or assault any citizen, regardless of his status ,even as a suspect under investigation . For the single reason of lack of discretion on the part of members of the police team, the Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Command, Cp Tuesday Assayomo psc(+) has directed that the erring policemen, who have been arrested and identified by the victims be detained and departmental orderly room trial commenced immediately and
apropriate punishment would be apportioned accordingly.This is to serve as a deterrent to others.
On this note, the Command wishes to advise members of the public to be vigilant and responsive to happenings around them at all times.The Good people of Kwara State are also assured of the determination of the police authorities in the state not only be seen to be waging war against criminals, but also to be seen to be above board in the discharge their duties with human face and to protect the fundamental rights of the citizens in line with global best practices.
SP AJAYI OKASANMI (anipr)
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
KWARA STATE POLICE COMMAND
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
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