Policeman Checking Vehicle Particulars Is illegal – AIG Reveals What to do to Them (See)

Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo states, says any policeman checking vehicle particulars on the highways is on illegal duty.

Bature said this on Wednesday in Ibadan during a two-day familiarization visit to Oyo State.

He said that the duty of the police was not to check vehicle particulars but to ensure safer roads.

Bature warned policemen against blocking high ways, saying police patrol vehicles were not supposed to be toll gates.

He said the Inspector General of Police (IGP) was committed to changing the negative image of the police and supporting the anticorruption war of the Federal Government.

Bature advised officers unable to key into the laudable initiatives of the IGP to resign from the force.

He said that a lot was expected by the public from the police, adding that this informed the monitoring of officers.“

The Inspector General of Police is determined to improve on your welfare and pursue the increment of your salary.

But this can only be achieved when the people have good perception about the police, “Bature said.

Earlier, Sam Adegbuyi, the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, said that the officers were dedicated and patriotic.

Adegbuyi said that in view of the population of Oyo State, the command needed to create three more Area Commands in addition to the existing four commands.

He commended the AIG, Oyo government and the Police Community Relation Committee for the successes recorded so far in the fight against crime. (NAN)

PHOTOS: Robbers invade police station in Ekiti, Destroyed Everything

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Daredevil robbers have invaded the Ido Ekiti divisional police station in Ido/Osi local government area of Ekiti state.

The robbers numbering about 40, stormed the station on Friday night, October 14, emptied the armoury of the police station and killed a police inspector on duty.‎The roof of the police station was blown off with dynamite.

The gunmen according to Vanguard also blew off the roof of the police station with the aid of dynamite.

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A detective attached to the station, who craved anonymity, revealed that the suspected robbers invaded the police station around 7.20pm.

The source said the gunmen destroyed virtually everywhere while ransacking all rooms in the course of searching for ammunition.

The source added that the robbers had drove in recklessly through the gate while some had scaled the fence and headed into the main building where the armoury was located.

The robbers ransacked the police station searching for ammunition.

He said the attack by the bandits succeeded becausefew policemen were on guard during the raid.He said the heavily armed bandits rained bullets on the police inspector upon entering the station.“They drove in recklessly and took over the entire police station. Some even scaled the fence and took strategic positions. They shot into the air sporadically and destroyed virtually every room,” the source said.

“Our suspicion was that they case to loot the armourybecause that was why they first attacked after demobilizing our men. In fact, they emptied the entire place”.

The police officer dismissed suggestions that the attackers came to free a high profile detainee or robbery suspected because nobody was detained in the cell as at the time the attack occurred.

Horrible: What Policemen Did to this Young Man for Not Giving them his phone to search

A young man has been given a bad beating by police officers for a rather absurd reason after they caught up with him at night.

This is the moment a man was filmed after he was badly brutalized by the police.

The man identified on Instagram as Maido, revealed that the police officers gave him the beating of his life over a really trivial issue. According to him, he was attacked because he refused to surrender his phone.

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Below is what he wrote about the incident on his Instagram page:- “Yesterday was the worst day of my life, in fact I almost lost it.

At about7pm I was driving along lagos-Ibadan express way with a friend, when we noticed a car closing up on ours and someone waving to us, asking us to stop.

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“After I took sometime to observe I suspected it was the police and I pulled over. Actually they weren’t even in a police vehicle so I couldn’t have noticed early enough.

They were armed, one of them furiously came to me shouting, he said they have been trying to stop me or chasing me for a while. I was surprised because I did not notice at all.

IG of Police – Nigerian Police don’t Torture Suspects

There were three of them, only one was on uniform.“They immediately started cursingand using vulgar words on us, they called us criminals for no reason, after so much interrogation they decided to do a search on the vehicle, I consented to that, and when they could not find anything incriminating in the car they demanded to search our phones.

“I refused them checking my phone because they had already seized my friend’s phone for no reason, I simply tried to make them understand that my phone is my private property but instead of hearing me out,they resorted to physical assault.

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“They hit me with all sort of objects including their guns, I had to do my best to leave the scene for my dear life. I was terribly injured over a phone that wasn’t worth it at all, I equally lost mywrist watch.“The question is, what wrong have I done by being a regular Nigerian young boy into entertainment.

“This police brutality has finally got to me and the world must know, Police brutality has to stop, its me today and it might be you tomorrow”

IG of Police – Nigerian Police don’t Torture Suspects

Inspector General of Police, IGP, Idris Ibrahim has reacted to a statement credited to Amnesty International that menof the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, use extreme torture to obtain bribe from arrested suspects.

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“Our research has uncovered a pattern of ruthless human rights violations where victims are arrested and tortured until they either make a ‘confession’ or pay officers a bribe to be released,” Amnesty International had said.

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The IGP, however, in an interview with Al-Jazeera on Thursday, says the Nigeria Police has never been involved intorture.He said, “The Nigeria Police Force in its entirety condemns every element of torture in the conduct of police operation in this country. And we have units on the ground to check someof these excesses.“Nigeria Police Force has never been involved in any element of torture in all its activities in the cause of their investigation all over the country.” The human right body accused SARS operatives of the habit of stealing from suspects.

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Amnesty International, in a press document released yesterday alleged that suspects were often subjected to cruel methods that include starvation, hanging, beating and mock execution as a means of taking bribe.

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