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RevolutionNowProtest: Police Inspector Detained For Attacking Punch Journalist

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Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered for immediate detention and orderly room trial for an inspector who brutalized a PUNCH journalist.

In a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer by SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi and made available to Naija News revealed that the police chief, who was monitoring operational activities of officers bemoaned the action of the police inspector.

Speaking further on the preliminary findings carried out by the Commissioner of Police and eye witness accounts from senior officers on the ground, revealed that the cop suddenly attacked the journalist, without any previous altercation or confrontation.

The suspect Inspector Adadu Innocent attached to PMF 22 Ikeja on Thursday during a peaceful protest hit and injured one Kayode Jaiyeola, m, of the Punch newspaper at Maryland at about 11.10 am. Following the incident, Odumosu rushed down to the scene and personally moved the injured journalist to the Police Cottage(hospital) at Area F, GRA, Ikeja.

The commissioner personally waited and ensured the injured journalist was given immediate and best medical treatment before he was discharged.

The preliminary findings carried out by the Commissioner of Police and eye witness accounts from senior officers on the ground, revealed that the cop suddenly attacked the journalist, without any previous altercation or confrontation.

Odumosu then ordered for his trial in order to serve as a deterrent to others who are fond of engaging in unprofessional and unethical conducts.

He urged the general public to believe in the command’s commitment to sanitizing and reforming the policing system in Lagos State in conformity with the international standards.

Source: Naija News

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