The officer of the Nigerian Police Force who destroyed a student’s expensive phone, has been arrested by the Force.
The arrest of the Police officer was confirmed by the Delta State commissioner of police and announced by the Force Headquarters via their social media platform.
Earlier today, a video had gone viral across social media.
In the video the Police officer could be seen challenging the student traveling in a bus with his colleagues and asking him why he was using a phone as costly as N200,000, while he has been in service for 14 years and could not afford a phone that is worth more than N15,000
He eventually smashed the phone on the ground while the other students in the bus prevented him from arresting the student.
The Nigerian police, has however confirmed the arrest of the police officer.
The commissioner of Police Delta State Command has confirmed that the police SGT reported to have harrassed and embarrassed an innocent student is now in police custody.
Also, orderly trial has commenced and the preceding will bring out appropriate disciplinary action on him. The Force wishes to state that such behavioral pattern is not a true reflection of Nigeria Police Force especially under the leadership of Inspector General of police, Ag. IGP MA Adamu” The Police Force tweeted
The commissioner of Police Delta State Command has confirmed that the police SGT reported to have harrassed and embarrassed an innocent student is now in police custody.#AskThePolice@CovenantBuhari @MrFixNigeria @RuggedyBaba @sagalink @ConcernedNIG
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) April 10, 2019