The Acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has ordered an investigation into the extra-judicial Police killing of an unarmed man in Benin, Edo State earlier today.
A video had surfaced online today show some armed security operatives rounding up some young men, during which one of them made to run. He was immediately shot in the back by one of the armed operatives.
A man identified as @CarrickDublin on Instagram shared the video of the Police brutality online.
The IGP has however ordered that an investigation be kicked off into the sad incident. This was made known by the Force PRO Frank Mba through the Police social media page
The @PoliceNG FPRO ACP Frank Mba is personally interested in finding the exact details of what happened here to enable the Force take appropriate actions.
The @PoliceNG is therefore appealing to anyone who might have any useful information relating to the incident to reach us through any confidential means. We are committed to ensure justice is done.
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) January 29, 2019