The Lagos State police command has reacted to a viral video accusing the police of brutality whereas effecting an arrest.
Adejobi mentioned that the trending video had been rigorously edited by the sender to take away a barrage of insults the suspect hauled on the police officer within the presence of civilian.
The Public Relations Officer within the command, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a press release on Tuesday mentioned that the video was a calculated try to malign the efforts of the police in sustaining legislation and order.
Adejobi mentioned that Insp. Stephen Inumanu, hooked up to Igando Police Station, was the officer proven within the viral video apprehending the suspected hoodlum who resisted arrest.
“Inumanu with two different workforce members had been deployed on a routine Cease and Search responsibility on Sept. 18 at Isuti Street in Egan space, Lagos State.
“The workforce sighted two nervous younger males who took to their heels. They had been chased and one Stephen Ade, 28, was arrested whereas his companion escaped with a micro pockets.
“Ade, virtually refused arrest as captured within the video however was subdued with assistance from members of the general public utilizing minimal pressure, with out assault from the arm bearing Inspector,” he mentioned.
He added the command was dedicated to discharging its duties with diligence, human emotions and respect for the rule of legislation and human rights.