Vigilante Commander arrested for torturing Policewoman in viral video

Vigilante Commander arrested for torturing Policewoman in viral video

The Anambra State vigilante commander, who tortured the policewoman in a viral video published by one Joe Chukindi on January 15, 2022 has now been arrested.

The Commander who was seen in the viral video molesting a Policewoman on Wednesday was arrested by the men of the s3tate police command.

The State Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, made this known in a statement he issued to newsmen on Saturday.

He said since the Commander was arrested, the Police Command has begun an investigation into what transpired between the man and the Policewoman he harassed in the video.

The statement said: “The Commissioner of 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 to be 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, where some members of the Anambra Vigilante 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 commenced.

“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, ” it added.

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