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Coronavirus Lockdown: Police Officer Arrested For 'Wrongful Enforcement' Of Lockdown Order In Lagos (Video)

Posted by Thandiubani on Fri 03rd Apr, 2020 -

An overzealous police officer has been apprehended in Lagos state for wrongfully enforcing lockdown order.

Police officer arrested for assaulting man in Lagos
The police officer assaulting a man in Lagos
A Police officer who failed on his job has been arrested for assaulting a ports worker who was picking up his friend who works with a medical equipment company in Lagos. 
Recall that the lockdown order given by President Buhari in Lagos, Ogun state and Abuja, stated that seaports in Lagos shall remain operational. Hospitals and all related medical establishments as well as organizations in health care related manufacturing and distribution were also exempted from the lockdown order. 
Nigerian veteran rapper, Ruggedman alerted the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) of the assault incident on Twitter. He identified the police officer as M. Aliu and further disclosed that he was assaulting a ports worker at Area M command, Idimu.
He tweeted; 

HAPPENING RIGHT [email protected] @PoliceNG_CRU look at your officer M. Aliu hitting an innocent ports worker at Area M command, idimu. His offence? Picking his friend while works in a MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY l, both exempted from lockdown n she has a PASS. CC @AcpIshaku
Head of the NPF Complaint Response Unit (CRU), ACP Markus Ishaku Basiran who reacted to the video said the erring police officer has been arrested, detained and now awaiting trial. 
He wrote:
Officer detained and awaiting trial. Spoken with the parties involved and the officer in charge. Great synergy and thanks for reaching out, pls.
 Watch video below: 

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