The Police Command in Anambra says it has arrested a commander of Anambra vigilante services who tortured a policewoman in a now trending video.
A video had surfaced on the internet on Wednesday, showing the vigilante commander harassing a policewoman, and torturing her.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga in a Press Release notes that upon seeing the video, the commissioner of police, Echeng Echeng quickly went to work, and the incident was found to have happened at Nnobi, as the vigilante commander involved has been arrested.
It explains that Following the trending video on social media, where some members of the Anambra Vigilante group (AVG), were seen harassing and torturing a female police officer in their office at Awuda Nnobi, the CP ordered immediate arrest of the commander and investigation has since commenced.
Mr Echeng describes the act as cowardly and assures that the command is always ready in protecting the women against violence, even when the person is not of the security community.
The statement says the CP also thanks members of the public on their advocacy in condemning the act and protecting the female gender.