Police commence investigation into viral video in which a suspect in handcuff is being assaulted

The Police Administration has directed the Police Professional Standards Bureau(PPSB) to investigate a viral video footage in which a suspect in handcuff is captured being assaulted.

According to a statement released by the security service, PPSB is to report its finding of the investigation for disciplinary measures against anybody found culpable.

The statement comes after a video of a young man who planned with armed robbers to rob his biological father who has returned from abroad with huge sums of money was seen assaulted after his arrest went viral.

Read the full statement below;

 

Police Administration Directs Investigation into a Viral Video Footage in Which a Suspect is Being Assaulted

The Police Administration has directed the Police Professional Standards Bureau (PPSB) to investigate a video intercepted in which a suspect in handcuff is captured being assaulted.

The PPSB is to report its findings of the investigation to the Police Administration for any disciplinary measures against anybody found culpable.

We would like to state unequivocally that the Police abhors the maltreatment of suspects and therefore outrightly condemn the treatment of the alleged suspect.

The Police Administration would like to remind personnel of the service to always be guided by the fundamental human rights of all persons and act in accordance with the law.

Further updates on this incident will be communicated in due course.