A police officer identified as Inspector Sunday Daniel has brutalized a journalist working with Abia Facts Newspaper in Abia State.

It was gathered that the AFNews reporter by name Thompson Nsisiongabasi was on his way to work on Tuesday from Ahiaeke axis, when he got to Orpet junction in Umuahia, he saw people running not knowing that Police Officers and Civil Defense officers have had a face off at the junction.

According to report, the Police officers led by one Inspector Sunday Daniel rounded up Thompson and accused him of recording them, meanwhile Thompson’s phone was down since last night due to power failure.

He quickly identified himself as a journalist, but they ignored his identification and started beating him up to a point that blood started running out from his nose.

The police officers also collected his dead phone and seized it.

When a superior officer arrived, Thompson approached him and laid a complain, the said Inspector Sunday Daniel acknowledged beating the journalist, but also denied collecting his phone.

Speaking over the ugly incident, the online news medium called on the Commissioner of Police in Abia State to immediately investigate the matter and bring to book the dishonorable Inspector Sunday Daniel or they will seek a legal means to address the issue.


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