The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered for the immediate redeployment of CSP Francis Ani, the Divisional Police Officer, (DPO) Onipanu Division of the Lagos State Police Command and some of his boys, for the harassment and illegal detention of Tunde Abass and one Kabir Mohammed at Onipanu on Friday, March 19, 2021.
Tunde Abass was alleged by the police at Onipanu Division for recording the harassment and forceful arrest of Kabir Mohammed at Onipanu Area of the State on 19th March, 2021 around 5:00pm, after Tunde’s intervention in the case which did not go well with the policemen.
The Commissioner of Police has condemned such act of unprofessionalism and excessive use of power to send a signal to the whole world that the command will not, for whatever reason, condone such act; and to serve as deterrent to other policemen who are fond of harassing, extorting and engaging in acts of lawlessness, unprofessionalism and gross violation of poeoles human rights in the state.
CP Hakeem Odumosu has also ordered that the concerned policemen in the unprofessional act of detaining Tunde Abass be tried orderly room in order to award punishments accordingly, while the DPO be redeployed to the State Command Headquarters, Ikeja.
According to the State Command’s Image Maker, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police boss took the decision of Wednesday, 24th March, 2021, after he perused the report of the investigation into the incident that had gone viral on the gross violation of Tundes human rights by the DPO and his boys.