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Two Policemen of the Nigerian Police Force, Ebelle Division got on camera fighting publicly has been dismissed by the Force.
The policemen are Corporal Ozimende Aidonojie (F/NO.491112) and Constable Salubi Stephen (F/NO.516384).
A tweet by the verified Twitter handle of the Nigeria Police, @PoliceNG on Thursday, responding to the video, had revealed that the policemen were going to face disciplinary action.
The tweet, which endorsed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, DCP Frank Mba, had read, “The Force wishes to apprise the general public that this show of shame is certainly not in our character and we will not condone such indiscipline.
“In the best tradition of transparency and accountability, the outcome of the trial will be made public. This, we believe, will also serve as deterrent to other police officers.”
In another tweet by the Police on Friday evening tagged “Feedback on investigations into cases of unprofessional conduct by police officers” it was revealed the policemen had been dismissed.
“CPL Ozimende Aidonojie and PC Salubi Stephen captured in a viral video fighting shamelessly in Edo State, have been tried and found guilty. They have been dismissed from the Force,” the tweet read.
The Policemen while they fought, were separated from each other by civilians around the scene to avoid them inflicting injuries on or even killing themselves.