A video has emerged showing men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) assaulting #OccupyLekkiTollgate Protesters at the Lekki Tollgate.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force on Saturday apprehended no fewer than 18 protesters at the Lekki toll gate on Saturday.
Confirming the arrest, one of the coordinators of the protest, Kunle Ajayi, told the PUNCH that the youths were arrested and are about to be taken to an unknown location.
“Police have just arrested 10 protesters – Four ladies and six guys. They were beaten mercilessly and injured,” he said.
In a video, one of the arrested protesters said, “We have been arrested. Over 10 of us. We are kept in a Black Maria stationed at the toll gate now.”
VIDEO: Policemen spotted assaulting #occupylekkitollgate protesters
Source: BBC Pidgin pic.twitter.com/jfucWl8X9D
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