The Controller General (CG) of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Ja’fau Muhammad, has ordered an investigation over a video clip that emerged showing some prison officers assaulting a civilian.
A statement issued in Abuja by the NPS spokesman, Francis Enobore, said: “The attention of the authorities of the Nigerian Prisons Service has been drawn to a trending video clip showing some prisons officers assaulting a civilian.
“Consequently, the Controller General of Prisons has constituted a team to carry out investigation into the incident and forward the report to his office for immediate action.
“Members of the public should be assured that any officer found culpable will be duly sanctioned as the NPS remains a highly disciplined and professional organization which has been a vanguard against the violation of human rights in any form.”
Similarly, Naija News reports that the Nigeria Police has taken steps on apportioning punishment to its officers who indulge in the unlawful killing and battering of Citizens across the country.