The Independent Police Complaints Board (IPCB) Sierra Leone has disclosed that they have opened investigation into alleged inhuman treatments of popular rapper Boss LA while in police custody.
IPCB made this revelation in a press release issued today, 20 June 2022.
The full press release is stated below.
“The Independent Police Complaints Board (IPCB) Sierra Leone is concerned by the media reports and press releases from some institutions that the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) has subjected a suspect – Alhaji Amadu Bah commonly called LAJ to inhumane treatments and also refused him access to his family and legal team since his arrest on Sunday 12th June, 2022.
The IPCB therefore wishes it to be known that it has commenced investigation into the said allegations. This is in pursuance of Section 3 (1) (d & g) of the Independent Police Complaints Board Regulations, 2013, which provide for an investigation into “incidents of injuries, assault or wounding caused by a police officer”, and “any matter or incident which it thinks the action or inaction of the police is likely to impact significantly on the confidence of the people in the police” respectively.
The public would be kept fully informed of developments as and when they do occur.”