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Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Three weeks before George Floyd killing, accused officers violently detained another Black man

Video of Mr Floyd’s death helped inspire nationwide protests against police brutality toward Black people.

Endsars: I spend N15,000 on medication monthly since police beat me up three years ago, petitioner tells panel

"What actually happened was that I was in my house that fateful day when I saw about five fully-armed police officers who had come to arrest me. I was beaten mercilessly and forced into the vehicle.

#Endsars: Osun Panel of Inquiry orders immediate release of corpse confiscated by police since 2017

Appearing before the panel, the two officers through their counsel, Barrister Soji Oyetayo, informed the panel that the alleged officers were not involved in the said incident and neither were they in the security vehicle that allegedly chased the deceased to death.

How Police officers harassed us for discussing Lekki tollgate protest — Lady

“This man called other police officers standing at the Maryland bus stop and they all came around to further harass us. He was going to break my phone so I stopped recording, and we literally had to apologise for talking.

I was ordered by your officers to lie on the ground, Imo monarch tells CP

“I lay on the ground for over eight minutes before another policeman asked me to get up and go.

#EndSARS: Nigeria government attempting to cover-up protest killings – Amnesty alleges

Amnesty challenged the Nigerian government to suspend accused officials, pending investigations, and to ensure victims access to justice.

I lost my sight after SARS torture 11 years ago, man tells Rivers panel

Some of them hit their rifles on my back. One other person hit me in the face. I couldn’t see again. Later, the policemen from the police station rescued me.”

I will fight till I get justice for my late husband – wife of journalist killed by police during shiite protest says

The police have continued to delay the matter so I can give up on the case. I went to meet the FCT Commissioner of Police and he told me that the matter had been transferred to Inspector-General of Police and that it was no longer under his control.

US police authority dismisses police who shot and killed unarmed black citizen

The 47-year-old African-American was in the garage of a house when he was shot several times by a police officer who had been called to the scene for a minor incident.

Suspected policemen kill Enugu monarch

The police in Enugu State have launched an investigation into the murder of, Emmanuel Mba, the monarch of Oruku Community in Mkanu East local government area of the state.

Police brutality: How police killed my 17 year old son – Daniel, FRSC official

Kokorifa, an indigene of Okpotuwari community of the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state, in the petition dated November 4, 2020, through his counsel, E. A. Aluzu, said his son was shot from behind about 11.30am by one Corporal Vincent Kohamowei without provocation.

Police launch investigation into killing of Nasarawa APC chairman

Longe said the incident appears more like an assassination rather than kidnapping and assured the people of bringing the perpetrators to book.

Parents demand justice as police kills two young men in Kano

“They were beating me, and I fell on the ground. My brother stopped to pick me up. One of them took out the knife and stabbed him.”

Three hospitalised after Rivers cop goes on shooting spree

“He shot me on my waist. I went down and shouted, ‘officer you have shot me’”,

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Nigerian repatriated from Germany to US risks 30 years jail term for multiple money scams

The US Department of Justice’s Office of International Affairs of the Department’s Criminal Division provided significant assistance in securing the defendant’s extradition from Germany.

Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn

The financial services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 607.22 million shares valued at N6.07bn traded in 10,125 deals, thus contributing 68.46 per cent and 65.99 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured – DSS

The DSS spokesman, therefore, urged the public to disregard the fake news trending on the online platform.