Police dismiss two officers for assaulting keke rider

Police dismiss two officers for assaulting keke rider

9/17/2021 11:16:00 PM

Police dismiss two officers for assaulting keke rider

The dismissed officers are in detention and would be charged soon, according to the police

ADVERTISEMENTThe police in Delta State, Nigeria’s South-south, have dismissed two of their officers for assaulting a keke (tricycle) rider.The dismissed officers have been identified as Felix Ebikabowei and Ndubuisi Abazie, both of them sergeant.After closing at work in their station in Wari on August 12, the two officers, instead of going home, chose to engage in “illegal duty” on the road, where they assaulted the keke rider, Brodrick Omesan, the police spokesperson in Delta State, Bright Edafe, said in a statement on Friday.

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“An argument ensued between the policemen and the victim during which they allegedly pushed and beat him up which led to serious injuries on his head. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he is currently receiving treatment,” Mr Edafe, a deputy superintendent of police, said.

The 36-year-old victim is said to be in critical condition in the hospital. Read more: Premium Times »

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