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Police investigate PIU officers gloating over tear-gassing UDP supporters

Police investigate PIU officers gloating over tear-gassing UDP supporters

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The police have confirmed to The Standard that they have launched an investigation into the conduct of two officers of the Police Intervention Unit who were captured in a video gloating over tear-gassing UDP supporters on Monday. The video, which went viral, showed the officers saying they are very happy with tear-gassing and they need more and the UDP supporters to come out.

The conduct of the officers drew sharp condemnation from Gambians at home and abroad with most people calling for disciplinary action against them.

The Standard contacted the police spokesman, ASP Lamin Njie who said the police are aware of the matter.” The police management is aware of the video and has commenced an investigation into the conduct of the officers through the human rights and professional standards unit and appropriate actions will follow in due course,” ASP Njie said.

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