The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has ordered the demotion and immediate transfer of a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Ikenne Division area of Ogun State, Patrick Onwu, who beat up a female traffic warden
Patrick Onwu allegedly beat up a female traffic warden, Inspector Anifat Bello, to coma for flagging down his private car at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling station, IBB Boulevard, Abeokuta, recently.
The DPO, who was on mufti, reportedly disobeyed the traffic law and allegedly pounced on the traffic warden, who was discharging her official duty, beating her to coma.
He then drove his car into a nearby filling station, FATGBEMS, also along the road, parked his vehicle and changed into his uniform.
It was learnt that Anifat Bello had been severally honoured for her dedication to duty.