Police arrest vigilante commander for torturing female cop in Anambra

THE Anambra State Police Command has arrested the commander of the Anambra State Vigilance Group for allegedly torturing a female police officer on January 12, 2022.

The police spokesman, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the arrest in Awka on Saturday.

He said the Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng, ordered the arrest of the suspect, whose name was not mentioned, following a report of harassment and torture of a female police officer at the AVG’s Awuda Nnobi security office.

He described the act as cowardly and assured members of the public that the command was always ready to protect  women against violence even when the person is not from the security community.

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He thanked the members of the public, especially Anambra people for their advocacy in condemning the act and protecting the female gender.

He said, “Following a trending video on the social media in which some members of the Anambra Vigilance Group were seen harassing and torturing a female in their office at Awuda Nnobi, the CP ordered the immediate arrest of the commander and investigation has since commenced.

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