Police Beating And Harassing Peaceful #EndSARS Protesters In Nyanya, Abuja [Video]
Nigerian police officers have attacked Nigerians protesting against the extrajudicial activities of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
A video captured on monday morning at Nyanya, Abuja, shows a young man was being brutalised by the police few seconds after he tried calming the #EndSARS protesters.
It was also gathered that Mobile police at Nyanya Mopol junction, Abuja, came and attacked protesters and even flogged a female journalist who was covering the #EndSARS protest.
Below are some of the videos circulating on the socila media:
Police hve not just dispersed us, but they r beating us at Nyanya right now. We tried 2 report 2 dis police man here, but they beat us in his presence. I was whipped for bringing out my phone. This can't be in vain.#EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigera #EndBadGoveranceInNigeria pic.twitter.com/GZYPIjJCHk
— HIS EXCELLENCY (@nten_ekpang) October 19, 2020
Police beating and harassing peaceful protesters in Nyanya Abuja #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigera #EndSARS #AbujaProtests pic.twitter.com/ziRY3Ht7Em
— F R I K (@1MrFrik) October 19, 2020
Police 👮♀️ in Karu Nyanya-maralaba are beating and wasting bullets on peaceful protesters
Pls retweet #AbujaProtests #EnsSARS #ENDBADGOVERNANCE pic.twitter.com/NxoK7YUvZP
— Ogb Emmanuel (@ogb_emmanuel) October 19, 2020
Current situation in Nyanya, Abuja. Police officers holding canes and guns and shooting at peaceful protesters😩#AbujaProtests #EndSARS #PoliceBrutalityMustEnd #EndInsecurityInNigeria #ENDBADGOVERNANCE #SARSMUSTENDNOW pic.twitter.com/O5WspSqGDL
— Tolu Mo' (@Feranmee02) October 19, 2020
KanyiDaily had also reported how hoodlums hijacked #EndSARS protest in Benin City, and broke into the prison along Sapele Road in ancient city and released a lot of inmates.