The Nigeria Police Force has announced the end of torture as part of its interrogation of suspects upon arrest and detention.

The heavy torture suspects are subjected to in the hands of the officers of the Nigeria Police is no secret.

“The Era Of Torture Has Gone”- Police Reveals News Interrogation Tactics
Police Spokesman, Adejobi

But now, the Force spokesperson, ACP Muyiwa Adejobi, says the force is set to bid goodbye to this practice.

He made the assertion during an interview with Channels Television on Tuesday.


His statement in response to the report of the arrest of several suspected killers of the Divisional Police Officer in Rivers State.

A Professional Manner

The Force spokesperson says the police now follow the provisions outlined in the Anti-torture Act of 2017.


They now conduct interviews in a professional manner.

He stressed that the police do not resort to torture to extract essential information, pointing out that while it may require time to obtain information from suspects, they will eventually acquire it.

No More Torture

Adejobi said: “We don’t torture in the police again. That era has gone.

“We are actually carrying out what we call interview and interrogation sessions in a professional way to get them.


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“Officers are now conscious of the provisions Anti-torture Act of 2017. We don’t need to torture anybody.


“It may take us time to get information from them, but we will surely get information from them”.


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