Police officers who assaulted a man for refusing to unlock his iPhone have been arrested in Enugu

Hours after video of a young man assaulted by three police officers for refusing to unlock his iPhone went viral, the police officers have been arrested by the police in line with the directive issued by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed.

WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that A video of a young man identified as Justice Obasi who was assaulted and beaten by some police officers for allegedly refusing to unlock his iPhone has surfaced online

The arrest of the three police officers was revealed by the Nigerian Police Force via its twitter page.

According to the tweets credited to the Nigerian Police Force, the police officers were arrested after they were traced and identified by the Enugu State Police Command.

It was further disclosed that they have been detained and currently in custody pending the commencement of their Orderly Room Trial – an internal disciplinary procedure of the Force.


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