The three police officers and one civilian who recorded a video of themselves molesting and harassing a young lady in the company a wanted criminal have been identified and two of the officers arrested.
A statement on Thursday shared on Twitter by the Nigeria Police Force said two of the suspects, ASP Tijani Olatunji and Inspector Gboyega Oyeniyi, have been arrested “for their role in the discreditable conduct and incivility to a member of the public.”
According to the statement, efforts are ongoing to arrest the two other accomplices.
The two policemen have been detained at the Lagos State CID detention facility, Panti, Yaba.
The statement read: “Preliminary investigations show that the policemen who are attached Area ‘A’ Command, Lion Building, Lagos, were on legitimate investigation activities to Ibadan, Oyo State where the incident took place.
“Effort is being intensified to arrest the two other accomplices. Meanwhile, appropriate disciplinary procedure will be initiated as soon as investigations are concluded.”
The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu had ordered investigation into the incident after a video recording of it went viral.