Public Relations Officer of Edo Civil Society Organisations, Leftist Osazee Edigin in a statement said that a popular producer with ITV was allegedly assaulted by the police in Benin City on Thursday, because he was recording a quarrel between the police and commercial bus drivers. Read the statement below:
POLICE BRUTALITY IN EDO STATE TAKEN TO ANOTHER LEVEL:
Nigerian singer, Ikechukwu has threatened to shoot any official of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) who ever tries to harass him the way they harass other Nigerian citizens. He wrote this as he shared a disheartening video of SARS officials harassing and beating a man because he refused to let them search his phone.
Commenting on SARS brutality, Ikechukwu wrote:
“When i say this i really mean it, the day these type of individuals run into me i might end up dying that day.
Truth is how much humility and calm are u supposed to have? Even if we want to believe that God is using the situation to test us , will he test us to our death and demise?
For what reason is such an individual wearing the uniform of one who is supposed to protect and serve the same person he is bludgeoning and raping of his rights in broad daylight so...
The father of football fan, Kolade Johnson, who was killed by a SARS officers at a football viewing center in Lagos last Sunday March 31st, has claimed that the officer was boastful about killing someone on that day.
In an interview with Punch, the bereaved father of the deceased, Alhaji Remi Lukman, narrated how an officer who declared that he must kill someone when his team stormed the viewing center that day, eventually killed his son.
''My son was murdered here on Sunday March 31st at about 4.30pm by the Anti-cultism team of police officers. I don't want anybody framing things up.
What I really needed was two things. One was immediate, the other procedurally. The immediate one is police report which will enable the mortuary to collect the corpse. The second one which is procedurally is justice over the death of my son. I want those repsonsible to be fished out and...