The Nigerian Police Force have released a statement in reaction to a video that made the rounds on social media.
In the video, a man dressed in a police uniform, can be seen smoking SHISHA.
The video aroused criticism from the public and the Police force took to their official twitter page to address the controversy.
The tweet reads ;
RE: Viral video of a man in Police “uniform” smoking shisha
– Police Commence Investigations
The Nigeria Police Force has commenced investigations into the viral video showing a man wearing what appears to be a Nigeria Police “uniform” smoking shisha.
The investigation will amongst other things seek to forensically establish the authenticity of the video, the true identity of the man in the uniform – whether he is in fact a policeman, an impostor or an actor in a movie scene.
However, while not being prejudicial to the ongoing investigations, it is necessary to state that the character exhibited by the man in the uniform is not a true reflection of who we are as a regimented law enforcement agency – our trainings, discipline, norms and tradition.
Meanwhile, members of the public with useful information that can assist police investigations are enjoined to provide same via the following; [email protected], or DM on our social media platforms.
Meanwhile, members of the public with useful information that can assist police investigations are enjoined to provide same via the following; [email protected], or DM on our social media platforms. pic.twitter.com/M5u6jpfxml
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) September 13, 2020