Police arrest woman for assault on cop in Jos



Men of the Nigeria Police  Plateau state command have arrested a middle aged woman for alleged assault on a police officer.

Witnesses say that the policemen were said to be on stop and search along Zaria road in Jos metroplis at about 0917 on Tuesday August 08, when the incident occurred.

According to video of the incident, which had since gone viral, the lady riding on a sky blue Sienna bus, was stopped by the police team for a search near Sector 1 of the Operation Safe Haven (OPSH)

However after stopping, the lady, instead of subjecting her vehicle to routine check, got down and jumped on one of the policemen, punching him in the process.

The lady was heard in the video telling the policeman that she would show him whom her father is.

One of the police officers was also heard telling his colleagues, ” Video her, video her.

Plateau Police Public Relations Officer, Alfred Alabo, told our correspondent that the suspect was immediately arrested and taken to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

Alabo, while decrying the attack on innocent policeman carrying out his lawful duty, said that the lady will be prosecuted to serve as a deterrent to others


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