#ENDSARS: LAGOS STATE POLICE ARRESTS POLICEMEN WHO HARASSED A LADY IN SURULERE
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested police personnel who harassed a lady at the #ENDSARS protest in Surulere.
On Tuesday, October 13, a video was captured online showing police personnel beating and harassing a young lady at the #ENDSARS protest in Surulere, Lagos State.
"Lagos CP Hakeem Odumosu has arrested and commenced orderly room trial of the policemen who harassed this lady in Surulere yesterday. We dont condone unethical and inhuman actions," Adejobi Olumuyiwa, the State's Police PRO, said in a statement on his official Twitter handle.
Recall that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday, October 12, called for calm and professionalism from both the #ENDSARS protesters and police operatives in the State.
There has been several cases of brutality from security operatives on unarmed protesters since the #ENDSARS protests commenced last week.
On Tuesday, October 13, Eons Intelligence reported that soldiers assaulted peaceful protesters in Abuja. The cameraman for ARISE TV was also attacked as he had his camera and microphone seized during the protest.
On Sunday, October 11, 2020, Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP) dissolved operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) following nationwide protests against the extra-judicial killings, extortion, exploitation, and harassment of defenceless citizens from the group that have escalated over the past few years.
His previous announcement of the dissolution of SARS had failed to put an end to the protests that started last week.