- Advertisement -
Home Local News Police Inspector Nabbed For Assaulting Photojournalist In Lagos

Police Inspector Nabbed For Assaulting Photojournalist In Lagos

- Advertisement -

The police authorities in Lagos have arrested an Inspector for assaulting a photojournalist, Innocent Adadu during a protest in the Maryland area of the state.

This was confirmed in a statement issued by the spokesman for the State Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

Adadu, attached to the Police Mobile Force, Ikeja was said to have hit the journalist, Kayode Jaiyeola who works with The Punch, with a stick thereby injuring him.

Reacting to the development, the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, ordered the immediate detention of the officer.

“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu,  has ordered for immediate detention and orderly room trial of one Inspector Adadu Innocent attached to PMF 22 Ikeja, for hitting with a stick and injuring one Kayode Jaiyeola, m, of the Punch newspaper at Maryland,  Lagos on Thursday, 1st October 2020 at about 11.10 am,” the statement partly read.

Channels Television learned the commissioner rushed to the scene and personally moved the injured journalist to the Police Hospital.

While waiting to ensure that the injured journalist was given immediate and best medical treatment, the police boss “cut-off his movements to stay throughout the journalist’s treatment and subsequent discharge.”

“The preliminary findings carried out by the Commissioner of Police and eye witness accounts from senior officers on ground, revealed that the cop suddenly attacked the journalist, without any previous altercation or confrontation.

“This propelled the Commissioner of Police to order for his trial in order to serve as a deterrent to others who are fond of engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct,” the police spokesman added.

- Advertisement -
abiolawritahttps://www.factwrita.com/
Fact Writa is aimed at keeping the audience abreast with breaking news, news updates, societal news, politics, life styles, entertainment gist and musical downloads. Frequency: 10-15 Post/Daily Facebook fans 121 ⋅ Twitter followers 4.2k⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 1 ⋅ Alexa Rank 3.2m Check out our website: http://www.factwrita.com
- Advertisement -

Stay Connected

16,985FansLike
2,458FollowersFollow
61,453SubscribersSubscribe

Must Read

IGP Orders Withdrawal Of Policemen From VIPs Over #EndSARS Protests

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reportedly ordered the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important persons (VIP) in...
- Advertisement -

Soyinka Reacts To Shooting Of Peaceful Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate – We Are Back To Abacha Says, The Army Has Replaced SARS

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has condemned the shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate on the evening of Tuesday October 20.

Hoodlums Attack And Burn Igbosere High Court In Obalende (Video)

Hoodlums attacked the Igbosere High Court, Obalende on Wednesday evening 21 October stealing computers, printers, files, fans, air conditioners and other items.

ENDSARS: Military Takes Over Enugu Airport, Okpara Square Over Protesters

Military operatives on Wednesday took over the popular Okpara Square where #ENDSARS protesters gather every morning.

Related News

IGP Orders Withdrawal Of Policemen From VIPs Over #EndSARS Protests

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reportedly ordered the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important persons (VIP) in...

Soyinka Reacts To Shooting Of Peaceful Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate – We Are Back To Abacha Says, The Army Has Replaced SARS

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has condemned the shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate on the evening of Tuesday October 20.

Hoodlums Attack And Burn Igbosere High Court In Obalende (Video)

Hoodlums attacked the Igbosere High Court, Obalende on Wednesday evening 21 October stealing computers, printers, files, fans, air conditioners and other items.

ENDSARS: Military Takes Over Enugu Airport, Okpara Square Over Protesters

Military operatives on Wednesday took over the popular Okpara Square where #ENDSARS protesters gather every morning.

Fatima Ganduje-Ajimobi Says – I am Embarrassed To Have Ever Backed This Bunch Of Senseless And Unpatriotic Leaders

Fatima Ganduje-Ajimobi who is the daughter of the present governor of Kano state, Umar Ganduje, says she is speechless and embarrassed to...
- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here