Yesterday, the video of a police officer destroying the phone of a Delta State University student which he reportedly bought for N250 ,000, went viral.
The officer who was angry that after serving the police force for about 13 years, he is stiil not been able to afford such an expensive phone, smashed the phone to the ground.
According to an update by the Nigeria Police Force on Twitter, the officer has been arrested and an orderly trial has commenced.
In the post, the Force wrote;
“The commissioner of Police Delta State Command has confirmed that the police SGT reported to have harassed and embarrassed an innocent student is now in police custody.”
“Also, orderly trial has commenced and the preceding will bring out appropriate disciplinary action on him.”
“The Force wishes to state that such behavioral pattern is not a true reflection of Nigeria Police Force especially under the leadership of Inspector General of police, Ag. IGP MA Adamu.” It added.