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Commissioner of Police visits Motorcyclist brutalised by Police officers in Viral Video

Commissioner of Police visits Motorcyclist brutalised by Police officers in Viral Video

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, on Thursday, visited the Okada rider, who was assaulted by some police officers in a viral video.

The Policemen were said to be enforcing the existing ban on use of motorcycles in certain parts of the State

Three policemen were seen in the viral video brutalising the Okada man. One of the policemen was seen hitting his baton on the man’s head as another one was pushing him away.

The man, who tried to wrestle his motorcycle with the policemen, sustained injury as he held on to his forehead where blood was seen gushing out from.


The third policeman rode away on the victim’s bike while the two others immediately left the scene in a tricycle.

According to the State’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a series of tweets via his Twitter handle, he said that CP Owohunwa condemned the policemen’s actions and told the public that disciplinary action had already been taken against the men.

The PPRO said, “CP Idowu Owohunwa today visited the young man involved in this incident and members/leadership of Hausa community in Abattoir Market, Agege.

“The CP, who condemned the excessive use of force by the policemen in enforcing the existing ban on use of motorcycles in certain parts of Lagos State, has assured members of the public that the disciplinary measures already initiated against the men would be brought to a logical conclusion and the outcome made public.

“The Command will continue to ensure that the rule of law is upheld, while not relenting in enforcing the laws of the land.”

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