Nigeria Update: Police initiate steps to redress violation against journalist

Tunde Ogunsakin, the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of police in Zone 6 in the south-south political zone of Nigeria, has assured that the attackers of Charles Erukaa, reporter with Channels TV, will be brought to book.

Ogunsakin indicated his commitment to securing justice for Erukaa when he visited Erukaa, who remains at the hospital following the attack.

The AIG said the police have already started investigating the incident.

 “We will carry out a very in-depth investigation and you will hear from us,” Ogunsakin said. “People should have confidence in us. They should have confidence that we will do a good job. We will go to the root of this. We will get the culprits and we will bring them to justice.”

Erukaa sustained neck and head injuries following an attack by unknown persons while covering a political rally in Okrika, Rivers State on February 16, 2015.

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