Lagos police punish officers who seized lady’s phone

Written by on January 11, 2023

The Lagos State Police Command has punished officers who were filmed assaulting a lady after seizing her phone at Ilasan area of Lekki Phase 1.

The Police Public Relations Officer for the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, made this known via his Twitter page while reacting to the video. A tweep, @Austynzogs, on Tuesday shared a video of the lady being manhandled by two policemen, demanding if she had been released by the police after the altercation.

The tweep wrote in the caption,”Last week, police men guarding the palace at Ilasan, Lekki Phase 1, allegedly assaulted a lady for attempting to record them during a confrontation with a Uber driver.”

In another development, the Nigeria Police Force has said that it will arrest a yet-to-be identified man for sharing a substance, suspected to be marijuana, with an infant in a viral video. In the video posted on Twitter by a user, Ikeokwu Chidozie, the man is seen smoking what looks like a wrap of marijuana and then forcing it into the mouth of the baby girl he’s carrying.

Punch reports that , Nigerians took to Twitter to tag the Nigeria Police Force, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and other security agencies, calling for the arrest of the man in the video

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