The Nigeria Police have dismissed one PC Liyomo Okoi for gross misconduct.
The dismissal was announced on Monday after the officer was summoned to the Force Headquarters in Abuja.
It became necessary to take action on him when a video of PC Okoi beating up a man with a cutlass went viral on social media last week.
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According to the police statement released by the Public Relations Officer of the Force Headquarters Abuja, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, his dismissal is to be with immediate effect.
The statement read, “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.”