Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji
Posted By Admin
Attention of the Lagos State Police Command has been drawn to an allegation going on in the media that a witness who testified at the just-concluded Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS-Related Abuses and other Matters was attacked recently by yet-to-be-identified persons.
In a release issued by the Lagos Command Police Public Relations Officer ,a Chief Superintendent of Police CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu read that , ” It is the statutory duty of the Lagos State Police Command to protect lives and property, apprehend and prosecute offenders, among other duties.
” The police will not abdicate these important duties even in the face of daunting challenges.
” Therefore, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, wishes to encourage anyone who has been physically attacked for whatever reason in any part of the state to lodge a formal complaint at the nearest police station where the incident allegedly took place.
” This is to enable the police take appropriate action by diligently investigating and prosecuting the case.
” The Commissioner of Police hereby reiterates the Command’s commitment to the protection of lives and property of all residents of the state irrespective of their status.