NEWS: ADDIS ABEBA POLICE INVESTIGATING OFFICERS CAUGHT ON VIDEO ASSAULTING YOUNG MAN, A WOMAN

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Addis Abeba, August 27/2019 –  In a statement it released this morning, Addis Abeba police commission said it was investigating two of its officers who were caught on camera while brutally assaulting a young man and a woman who was seen attempting to stop the police officer.


The police officers were captured in a video by an individual called Abel D. who posted the clip on twitter. Abel told Addis Standard he was around the area when the assault happened. The 35 seconds video also showed a second police officer firing his automatic rifle in to the air.

The incident happened yesterday at Nifas Silk Lafto Kifle Ketema, Wereda 06, in an area commonly known as Kera-Gofa Mazoria. Abel confirmed it happened at 9:55 AM “around Kera.” Read more...




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