Investigations have been launched after several videos surfaced on social media showing the inappropriate behaviour of persons alleged to be officers of the law. In the videos, one young man, who appears to be a street dweller, is forced to consume alcohol and do pushups.
Commenting on the matter, National Security Minister Stuart Young said he has seen a number of videos that appear to show the action being carried out by members of the Police Service and the Defence Force.
In a statement on Monday, the Minister said he has communicated with the Commissioner of Police and the Chief of Defence Staff with respect to these videos and further revealed that immediate investigations will be carried out.
He said the behaviour depicted in the videos is condemned in the strongest form and added that the Police Service and Defence Force will act in a responsible manner and carry out their important roles and duties in this time where persons are being encouraged to stay at home.