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LNSA officers who assaulted Uber driver temporarily suspended (photos)

The Management of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency (LNSA) has sanctioned all the Officers concerned with the illegal treatment of Mr Adedotun Clement (the Uber Driver) during the END SARS anniversary protest on Wednesday, October 20.

#EndSARS memorial: LNSA officers who assaulted Uber driver sanctioned (photos)

The 2 officers and the Supervising Officers have been charged with disreputable conduct as a result of the assault on a member of the general public, the usage of pepper spray which isn’t a standard-issue package for officers of the Agency, and general unruly behaviours capable of breaching public peace all of which is in contempt of the Agency’s rules as contained within the LNSA Handbook Articles E (ii) & (iii), O (iv) and N (x) which covers conduct with the general public, negligence and general conduct on the job.

Following the panel seating that lasted over 4 hours, the Officers were found guilty of the charges preferred against them.

Consequently, the 2 Officers instantly involved in the assault were publicly de-kitted and suspended from the Agency for the next 2 months. They are also to be redeployed to another command of the Agency for behavioural evaluation and further reprimand.

In the same instance, the Commanding Superintendents and the Divisional Commander for Lagos Division of LNSC, under whose jurisdiction and command at the event were also suspended for one Month and their deputies are to act in their place until further notice: all with immediate effect.

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