Police Dismiss Officer In A Viral Video Flogging Man With Machete


The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed a constable, Liyomo Okoi, who was seen flogging a man with a machete in a viral video in July.

In the viral video, Okoi had his gun in one hand and held the cutlass in the other hand with which he assaulted the man while saying, “He threatened me.”

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The Force Spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement on Monday said, “The Force has dismissed Force No. 524503 PC Liyomo Okoi attached to Ekori Divisional Headquarters, Cross Rivers Police Command for gross misconduct captured in a viral video on 31st July, 2022 where he was flogging a man with a machete. His dismissal takes effect from today the 8th of August, 2022.”


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