Cult Activity: Police Arrests Own Officer In Viral Video As IGP Condemns Officer’s Act

The Nigeria Police Force, says it has arrested one of its officers seen in a viral video, singing, dancing, and brandishing a rifle in praise of a particular confraternity, also known as a cult.

It said the officer has been identified as Corporal Matthew Isaac, attached to the Ebonyi State police command.

This was disclosed in a statement issued on Saturday Force Public Relations Officer, CSP OLUMUYIWA ADEJOBI.

The statement quoted the Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, as condemning the “unruly conduct of the Police officer.”

According to the statement, “The act of the officer in question, which is clearly calculated to portray the NPF negatively, is a discreditable conduct in line with the provisions of the First Schedule to Regulation 370 of the Police Regulations. His actions equally violated the provisions of the NPF Social Media Policy (SMP), penal laws, and other extant laws regulating the conduct and discipline of all Police officers.”

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The statement further said the IGP has directed the Commissioner of Police in charge of Ebonyi State to detail the Command’s OC Provost to hand over the erring officer to the Force Provost Marshall for necessary disciplinary actions.

It noted that, “The IGP further warned officers to ensure total compliance with the laws guiding the Force as any breach would be severely sanctioned.”

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