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
— F R I K (@1MrFrik) October 19, 2020
— Chioma🦋🦋 (@dahtgirl_ajex) October 19, 2020
— 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.