Police officer Matthew Isaac arrested for singing ‘praises’ to worship group


A Nigerian police officer, Corporal Matthew Isaac, has been arrested after a video of him singing and dancing to a song praising a cult group went viral.

Isaac currently serves in the Ebonyi state. He was seen in the video fully dressed in his uniform, singing, dancing and brandishing his service rifle as the song played in the background.

Police spokesman Muyiwa Adejobi said Isaac’s act contravened the ethics of the Nigerian police.

“The act of the officer in question, which is clearly calculated to negatively portray the NPF, is discreditable conduct in line with the provisions of the First Schedule of Regulation 370 of the Police Regulations,” Adejobi said in a statement.

Adejobi said that Isaac also violated the provisions of the NPF’s Social Media Policy (SMP), criminal laws, and other existing laws that regulate the conduct and discipline of all police officers.

“The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has directed the Police Commissioner in charge of Ebonyi State to detail the OC Provost Command to hand over the errant officer to the Force Provost Marshall for necessary disciplinary action,” said the spokesman for police. saying.

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