The protesters were dragged, beaten, sooner than being hauled into vehicles, from where they were driven to police stations
The police arrested 40 protesters, who were out to precise their dissatisfaction in opposition to the reopening of the Lekki toll gates, three months after troopers shot at unarmed #EndSARS protesters at one of many tolls on October 20, 2020.
The protesters argued that the tollgate might maybe well well well gentle no longer be reopened for business operations because justice has no longer been served to the victims of the taking pictures that came about at the dwelling.
Shortly after their arrest on Saturday, the protesters were corralled in vehicles as seen in viral videos; and plenty cases verbally insulted by law enforcement officers, their shirts ripped off of them.
Reacting to this, Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu in an announcement on Sunday, February 14, 2021, acknowledged he has ordered Deputy Commissioner of Police, Recount CID, Panti, DCP Adegoke Fayoade to analyse the video and ‘bring to book whoever that must were accountable for the act’.
The commentary reads, “The recognize of the Lagos Recount Police Expose has been drawn to a viral video where some arrested “Endsars protesters” were being molested in a bus by some folk after their arrest.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos Recount, CP Hakeem Odumosu, who became once piqued by this unprofessional and inhuman act, has ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Recount CID, Panti, DCP Adegoke Fayoade, to analyse the video and order to book whoever that must were accountable for the act.
“CP Hakeem Odumosu reiterates that, in as powerful the boom is resolute in imposing all regulations in the announce, this might maybe occasionally well no longer deviate from the No longer recent Working Assignment of the Nigeria Police Force and provisions of the law in discharging its duties; nothing that the boom will fish out those accountable for the molestation and make obvious they are punished for their unprofessional conduct.
“He additional urges Lagosians to be law-abiding and withhold peace at all cases, because the police and a host of security agencies will no longer enable any violence and destroy down of law and reveal in any phase of the announce”.