Police Chief Orders Investigation Into Assault On Nollywood Actor

Lagos CP Orders Investigation Into Assault Of Nollywood Actor
Gideon Okeke

The Lagos state Commissioner of Police (CP), Edgal Imohimi, has ordered that the assault on Nollywood actor Gideon Okeke be investigated.

The commissioner gave the order following a video showing the actor saying that some policemen under the Maroko Division had mercilessly dealt with him.

“The attention of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Imohimi Edgal has been drawn to a video on the Instablog9ja in which one Gideon Okeke, an actor, was seen alleging that some policemen attached to Maroko Division, brutalised him after a minor road accident involving him and one Mrs Mosunmola Ilori,” a police statement read.

“Sequel to the allegation, the CP in his usual professional approach to matters of this nature, has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police, in charge of the State Criminal Investigation And Intelligence Department, (SCIID), Panti, Yaba to investigate the matter and turn in her report within one week for appropriate action.

“The CP assures that nothing will be swept under the carpet and urged all parties in the matter to fully corporate with the investigators.

“The CP further assures that findings made during inquisition into the matter will be made public as usual.”

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