The Nigeria Police Force, via its official Twitter account, @PoliceNG, has acknowledged the existence of a recent video circulating on social media that purportedly depicts an unfortunate incident involving police officers assaulting a lady in Rivers State.
The police informed members of the public that they were taking the matter seriously and had initiated a thorough investigation into the incident.
The video, which has gained significant attention on various social media platforms, shows a lady with a bruised lip after police officers beat her.
The exact details and circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be confirmed, but the Police Force says it is committed to conducting a comprehensive investigation to ascertain the facts.
The Nigeria Police Force, in its statement, emphasized its dedication to upholding the principles of transparency, accountability, and justice.
‘’We are aware of a recent video circulating on social media, allegedly showing an unfortunate incident involving some police officers and a member of the public.
‘’Preliminary findings have pinned the scene to Rivers State. We take this matter seriously and are actively investigating the situation,’’ the police said.
They assured the public that any officer found to have engaged in misconduct or violated the law during the incident would be held accountable for their actions under the law.
As the investigation unfolds, the Police Force has urged the public to exercise patience and allow due process to take its course.
They also encouraged citizens to come forward with any relevant information or evidence to aid the investigation.