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Police probe cops performing guard duties to man abusing naira

The Nigeria Police Force has denounced a viral video exhibiting officers performing guard duties for a younger man and inspiring him to disrespect the naira.

This was made recognized in a press release by the Force Spokesperson, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Saturday.

According to the assertion, the pressure has launched an investigation to establish and self-discipline the officers concerned.

The police described the video as “demeaning” and “unethical” and urge the younger man to return ahead for questioning.

The assertion learn, “We are conscious of a video trending on social media the place some policemen may very well be seen performing guard duties to a younger man and inspiring him to abuse the naira, opposite to the provisions of the CBN Act, in such a fashion demeaning to the police officer and the Nigeria Police Force at massive.

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“We condemn the content material of the video in its entirety in addition to all types of unethical, demeaning, un-dignifying, and unprofessional acts of its officers, particularly ones that topic them to servitude.

“Steps are, subsequently, being taken in direction of figuring out the police officer within the stated video with a view to award acceptable sanctions.

“In this regard, the younger man within the video is hereby referred to as upon to current himself to the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Department nearest to him, or contact the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, for correct investigation into the circumstances of the video.

“We appreciate all well-meaning Nigerians for bringing this to public knowledge and assure them that the corrective and punitive steps being taken will be brought to a conclusive and definitive end.”

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