By: Awesome Ekene
A vigilantee in Anambra State has been arrested for allegedly torturing a female police officer at Awuda Nnobi security office.
The suspect, according to a statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer,
DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, committed the crime on 12th January 2022.
He said the Commissioner of Police who described the act as cowardly, had ordered thorough investigation to the matter.
He said, “The Commissioner Police Anambra State Command CP Echeng Echeng today 15/1/22 wishes to inform the general public especially Ndi Anambra that the Commander of Anambra State Vigilantee alleged for torturing a female police officer
on 12th January 2022 at Awuda Nnobi security office, is now in custody.
“Following as seen on a trending video on social media when some members of the Anambra Vigilantee group (AVG), were seen harassing and torturing a female in their office at Awuda Nnobi.
“The CP ordered immediate arrest of the commander and investigation has since commence.
“The CP while describing the act as cowardly assures that the command is always ready in protecting the women against violence even when the person in not of the security community.
“He also thanked the members of the public especially Ndi Anambra on their advocacy in condemning the act and protecting the female gender.”