Lagos State police command have arrested a police inspector, who was seen in a viral video on the internet, harassing a motorist over a tinted glass permit.

The new image maker in charge of the state police command, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the arrest in a statement, signed by him.

Hundeyin, a Superintendent of Police said “The Lagos State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that Inspector Dele Reuben, the officer captured on video harassing a motorist for the now-suspended tinted glasses permit, has been apprehended and is currently undergoing disciplinary procedures at the State Headquarters, Ikeja.”

He added that “His arrest came on the heels of the directive of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc that the errant officer is identified, arrested and decisively dealt with.”
“It is pertinent to reiterate that issuance of tinted glasses permit remains suspended by the Force Management to enable an upgrade of the tinted glasses permits portal. In effect, while all existing tinted glasses permit to remain valid, the issuance of new permits is yet to resume.”

The new police image maker also stated that “CP Alabi has further reiterated to his officer and men his zero tolerance for harassment, extortion and abuse of rights of citizens.”
“He equally assured the general public that the Lagos State Police Command under his watch will continually strengthen its internal disciplinary mechanisms.”

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