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Nigerian police reacts in a viral video after a man in a police uniform was filmed smoking shisha in public



The Nigerian police has reacted to the viral video of a man in a police uniform smoking shisha in public.

While the video went viral, the Nigerian police promised to investigate to find out if it is indeed a police officer, a skit/movie scene, or a civilian dressed in police uniform. They promised to take action after the investigation and asked members of the public with information to reach out.



The Nigerian police tweeted: "RE: Viral video of a man in Police “uniform” smoking shisha - Police Commence Investigations The Nigeria Police Force has commenced investigations into the viral video showing a man wearing what appears to be a Nigeria Police “uniform” smoking shisha.



"The investigation will amongst other things seek to forensically establish the authenticity of the video, the true identity of the man in the uniform - whether he is in fact a policeman, an impostor or an actor in a movie scene.



"However, while not being prejudicial to the ongoing investigations, it is necessary to state that the character exhibited by the man in the uniform is not a true reflection of who we are as a regimented law enforcement agency - our trainings, discipline, norms and tradition.



"Meanwhile, members of the public with useful information that can assist police investigations are enjoined to provide same via the following; pressforabuja@police.gov.ng, or DM on our social media platforms.


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