The reporter said he got a call from the company’s security supervisor Bello that the Lagos Taskforce were burning tyres and destroying shops along the road, and the reporter got to the scene past 10.am and started videoing the raging fire set on the highway but, in less than three minutes, a man on plain uniform suddenly approached him and slapped him from behind continuously , other security men bearing arms ran to support him, punching the reporter and dragged him into the stationed Black Maria.
This is the video where the police were dragging HIM
The reporter brought out his Identity Card and showed the police, but that did not stop them from beating him.
He said one of the policemen called him a bastard.
He was received after several beatings.
After he was beaten
The Lagos State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) Muyiwa Adejobi, has however promised to get to the root of the matter.
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