Police investigate viral video over death of gospel musician’s brother
The Police Professional Standards Bureau (PPSB) has begun investigations into a viral video in which a woman is alleging misconduct against an officer.
The woman, who identifies herself as gospel musician Perpetual Didier, claimed her brother, SHadrach Eku, was manhandled by a police officer at the West Hills Mall on Monday, leading to his death.
She said her brother, 32, was due to travel on Tuesday, January 31 and had gone to the Mall to buy a few things for himself.
However, a scuffle broke out between him and an officer, who demanded to inspect his shopping bag.
A statement issued by the police on Tuesday, January 31 said investigations have begun and Madam Perpetual Didier has been contacted to assist.
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Victor Dosoo, who issued the statement on behalf of the Director of Public Affairs, assured that a thorough investigation will be conducted into the matter.