The spokesperson for the police in Lagos State, DSP Ngozi Braide, on Sunday said Cpl. Muhammed Nasir had been detained for alleged assault on a woman.
Braide told newsmen that the attention of the command was drawn to the incident through a video clip posted on the internet via the YouTube.
“After viewing the video, the Commissioner of Police swiftly set up a team and directed the arrest of Nasir, a police corporal with Force Number 229057.
“The officer is in police custody as investigation has commenced and the outcome will be made public.
“The commissioner of police assures Lagosians that thorough investigation will be conducted as we have the responsibility to protect the life of every citizen.
“The police are committed to exhibiting high sense of professionalism and respect for the rule of law and in accordance with the Inspector General of Police’s Code of Conduct for Officers’’, Braide said