NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 6 – The National Police Service is investigating an incident in which an officer was allegedly caught on camera assaulting an unidentified man.
The officer can be seen telling the man to lie down on the ground as he steps on his back and holds his head down using his foot.
Through its twitter account, the Police Service said it does not condone such actions and is reviewing the video clip to determine its authenticity.
“Our attention has been drawn to a video clip circulating in the social media of a police officer allegedly assaulting an individual. We do not approve of it. We are reviewing the video clip to verify its authenticity,” it stated.
It stated that stern action will be taken against the officer should it be verified that an officer carried out the assault.
— CapitalFM Breaking News (@BreakingNewsKE) April 6, 2018