…Police brutalise motorcyclist in Abule Egba
A young lady has been remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Facility till June 6 for allegedly assaulting a police officer in the Ogombo area of Lagos State.
The lady, Olufunmilayo Brioluwa, has been arraigned by the Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the development in a post on Twitter, said,
“Somewhere in Ogombo yesterday, she (Brioluwa) assaulted a police officer. She was arraigned today and has been remanded to the Kirikiri correctional facility till June 6 when the case comes up again in court.”
There was an evidence presented where the lady was seen firmly holding the uniform of the policeman, however, there was no report concerning what the officer did to trigger such reaction from the young lady.
In a related development, a yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist has been brutalised by policemen who seized his motorcycle on Wednesday around Ogundele Street, Oja Oba in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State.
It was gathered that the Policemen stopped the okada rider and during the attempt to seize the motorcycle, the motorcyclist resisted.
Angered by the action of the motorcyclist, the three policemen were seen in a 45 seconds video clip recorded by an eyewitness descending on the motorcyclist in a bid to seize the motorcyclist.
In the video clip posted on Wednesday by a Twitter handle, @AGINAS, one of the policemen was seen using a stick to beat the motorcyclist who was bent on recovering his motorcyclist from them.
“Police Brutality: Unarmed innocent young man seen brutalised by the police and his motorcycle seized from him by a group of (police) in Oja Oba, Ogundele Street close to Abule Egba under the bridge in Lagos,” a message attached to the video read.
Blood was seen gushing out of the head of the motorcyclist as the three policemen fled the scene of the incident with the motorcycle.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, had yet to respond to calls and a text message sent to his phone number as of the time this report was filed.Follow us on social media