LNP Condemns Police Brutality in District #10
– As Officers Under Professional Standard Investigation
The Liberia National Police has condemned acts of brutality meted against some residents of District #10 while its officers were trying to calm stone-throwing violence that broke out on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 1430hrs P.M.
In a video footage widely circulated on social media, some LNP officers were seen flogging violent protesters that were arrested.According to the release, LNP administration under Hon. Patrick Sudue has ordered an immediate investigation into the matter. Officers on duty during the time of the incident have been turned over to the Professional Standard Division of the Liberia National Police for investigation.
The LNP assures the public that any officer found guilty will face punitive action which will deter future aggression against citizens.