The Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria, MAN, Centre Police Station, has been summoned by Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko for brutally beating one of his sergeants.
According to reports, the Police Officer, Jimoh Aliu wanted to displine the sergeant John Ismaila for coming late to work.
Without waiting for an explanation, Aliu allegedly pounced on Ismaila and begin to physically attack him. The DPO was said to have beaten the sergeant until he started bleeding from his ears. He then ordered that the sergeant be locked up in the cell.
The sergeant was continually assaulted until he started bleeding from his ears, then passed out in the pool of his own blood. He was then rushed to Ikeja General Hospital.
When asked about the incident, the DPO refused to apologize to the Sergeant, insisting that he was just trying to “discipline the erring sergeant" adding that the man will still "face an orderly room trial.”