A Corporal in the Nigeria Police Force, Opeyemi Kadiri has been dismissed.

A statement by the Force’s PRO, Muyiwa Adejobi on Friday disclosed that the Officer with Force No. 509745 was attached to Dolphin Divisional Headquarters, Lagos Police Command.

He was allegedly dismissed for gross misconduct, disobedience to lawful order, and assault on a member of the public captured in a viral video on August 3, 2022.

The dismissed officer who, enlisted into the Force on 6th December, 2016, was caught searching a commuter’s phone by the road side contrary to the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, to that effect.

He equally assaulted the commuter who attempted to bring the order to his notice.

Adejobi added that his dismissal takes effect from today the 12th of August, 2022.

The Police called on officers and men of the Force to maintain professionalism and civility to members of the public in the discharge of their duties in line with extant laws.

The statement further revealed that the Force equally enjoined members of the public to ensure proper conduct in all encounters with police officers to avoid infractions which may be subject to prosecution.

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