- The motorist whose identity is yet unknown, was according to the viral video, shot on the leg and stomach.
- The Commissioner Of Police urged members of the public to remain calm, as he guarantees justice
A driver who was allegedly shot by an unidentified cop in a widely shared video has been taken into custody and is under arrest, according to Delta State Police Command.
DSP Bright Edafe, the Delta Police Public Relations Officer, announced this in a post on his official X Twitter. He expressed disappointment with the officer’s lack of professionalism.
After a disagreement, it was discovered that the negligent officer, who was conducting a stop and search on the East-West Road in Ughelli town, opened fire on the victim.
According to the viral footage, the driver, whose name is yet unknown, was shot in the stomach and leg.
Sharing the video on his X page, the PPRO said, the “Nigeria Police Force does not and will never tolerate unprofessional conduct from any personnel.
“On this premise, the Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass ordered the immediate detention of the erring Police Inspector.
“The injured victim is being treated. Meanwhile, the CP urges members of the public to remain calm, as he guarantees justice,” he said.