Police Arrest All Four Persons Implicated for Dehumanising a Female Citizen

Screengrabs from a viral video in which a police officer was seen ‘dehumanising’ a woman. Credit: Channels TV

Nigeria Police Force Friday said it has arrested the remaining two persons involved in the dehumanising treatment of a female citizen in a viral video making the rounds since Wednesday (July 22), bringing the total number of persons now in police custody to four.

“The two additional persons arrested are CPL Aiyedun Akeem and one Ope Owoeye – the civilian accomplice popularly known as ‘Wyclef.’

“Recall that ASP Tijani Olatunji and Inspr Gboyega were earlier arrested for their involvement in the case.

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“Investigation is still ongoing after which the Force internal disciplinary procedures will commence for the officers,” said a statement by Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba.

Meanwhile, Mba explained that Police Detectives from the State CID, Panti, Yaba in Lagos have established contact with the victim with assurances that justice would not only be done but would be seen to have been manifestly done.

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Idowu Sowunmi