Lagos CP Redeploys DPO-over Illegal Detention
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered for immediate redeployment of the Divisional Police Officer, Onipanu Division, CSP Francis Ani, and some of his boys for the harassment and illegal detention of Tunde Abass and one Kabir Mohammed at Onipanu last Friday.
The DPO has been redeployed to the State Command Headquarters, Ikeja.
Radio Nigeria gathered that Tunde Abass was alleged harried by the police at Onipanu Division for recording the harassment and forceful arrest of Kabir Mohammed at Onipanu area of the state .
The Commissioner of Police, who condemned the act, described the incident as unprofessional and excessive use of power.
He reiterated that any officer found guilty of harassing, extorting and engaging in acts that violates human right would be dealt with.
CP Hakeem Odumosu has also ordered that the affected officers involved be tried in orderly room for appropriate sanctions.