Nigerian man narrates how he was brutalised by policemen in Lagos | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper

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A young man identified as Muritala Olanrewaju,a film maker, took to his Instagram page to  narrate how he was harassed and assaulted  by some policemen recently, in Fastac, Lagos. 

The young man shared that he was beaten, then later, handcuffed and whisked away to an undisclosed destination just because he refused to let them check his phones.

He wrote:
 Good afternoon ma I got got beaten up by some police officers in festac because they demanded they wanted to check my phones and I refused I was handcuffed and whisked away to an unknown destination. My phones were thoroughly checked and my bank details were logged on to. Most of the were on mofty but one was on his uniform and I captured the number . 337544 that's the number on the uniform ma. Festac area command 
cc @opetodolapo @aleeygiwaThis is too much something has to be done before the youths of this area result to violence. 
As I speak am bleeding as a result of their handcuff more pictures coming. Is it a crime to be young and have a legitimate hustle l? Or must we all result to fraud? Am so bittered right now. All hope are lost, after the assault this God forsaken demon were still begging to buy them fuel.


Some of his followers also shared their experience with the police. Read below:


In other news, Members of the public have been advised not to resort to self-help when faced with case of police misconduct, but are enjoined to report such to the PCRRU for resolution.

PCRRU is available 24/7 via the following channels; Phone Calls Only: 08057000001, 08057000002 
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 SMS/WhatsApp Only: 08057000003 | BBM:58A2B5DE | Twitter: @PoliceNG_PCRRU | 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PolicePCRRU | 
Email: complaint@npf.gov.ng OR PolicePCRRU@gmail.com

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  1. Some boys were accosted in a taxi around Anthony village, they were harassed by the police, they took them to Anthony police station and forced them to transfer 70k to one of the officers account. I know the taxi driver very well, he was angry but he could do nothing. This is becoming the norm, they are all over Lekki chasing boys in big cars. They are robbers.

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  2. May be we should start killing police men any where u can find them. The problem with the Nigerian system is lack of attention to these kind of social problems until the masses begin to take the laws into their hands. Pls government should warn police men to desist from acts like this becos they may push the already suffering masses to a point where they will not had any choice than to retaliate. Ogwu

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