THE Police in Enugu State has launched investigation into the case of its officer caught in a viral video assaulting a young woman.

In the video, the policeman is heard calling the woman a prostitute.

According to reports, the incident happened at a checkpoint in Obeagu Awkunanaw, along Agbani Road, on September 8.

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Spokesperson of the command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Lawal, ordered immediate investigation and sanction of policeman involved.

“Meanwhile, the said lady and eyewitnesses to the incident have been enjoined to visit the State CID Enugu to volunteer their statements in order to facilitate meticulous and swift conclusion of investigation

“Also, residents of the State have been enjoined to promptly report Police Officers of the Command found conducting themselves in an unprofessional manner to the nearest Police Station or by calling the Command’s emergency hotlines on: 08032003702, 08075390883, 08086671202 or 08098880172. Or alternatively send an Email to: [email protected]”