A video has been making rounds on social media of a man allegedly being a thief tied on a pole by a police officer and is been beaten by others.

In that regard, the Sierra Leone police have stated the incident and said investigations of the said police offices are in progress.

“The attention of the Sierra Leone Police Management has been drawn to a video making rounds on social media, which portrays a man in police camouflage perpetrating a degrading treatment to another individual, in the full view of others.

Management would like to inform the public that it has taken cognizance of the video and has straightforwardly initiated administrative and criminal investigations into the said incident.

More details will be released to the public in due course”.