The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of alleged violence against a senior police officer on Sunday in Bayelsa state.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Federal SARS in the state, Kola Okunola, was on Sunday allegedly taken hostage and stripped naked by thugs suspected to be sponsored by one of the political parties.
Okunola was held for allegedly refusing to append his signature on fake results sheet.
A statement issued by the Force Spokesman, Frank Mba, on Monday in Abuja, said that those involved would be prosecuted, no matter their positions.
The Police boss, who described the incident as unwarranted and unprovoked, warned that under his watch, such brazen acts of impunity would not be condoned.
In a related development, the police have arrested five male suspects in Umuahia, Abia, for allegedly attacking a Deputy Superintendent of Police on election duty.