How police allegedly brutalised, robbed man

A man has taken to Instagram to recount his alleged ordeal at the hands of police officers.

Bruises from the alleged police assault

The man went on to explain in a lengthy post of how police officers allegedly brutalized and then robbed him.

In his post which he shared on Monday, May 15, he wrote:

"Nigeria my country!!! I was harassed and humiliated today by our dear Nigerian police.

"I stopped at iyana ipaja under bridge where I was trying to mount a bike going to super (Market), 2 men stop the bike, show me their I'd card to prove they are police, they snatch my phone and I'd card, asking me all sort of question.

"After going through my phone squarely, One of them said where you see money wey u dey use raise kids, feed wife and all , I was vexed but still keep my cool until the guy said am a fraudster, yahoo yahoo and all, I asked him to prove but all he can do is to hit me and handcuff me, I was dragged to elere police station, after serious argument and all, they started saying all sort of things, They will rope me with weed and fraudulent documents, At last they said I should pay dem 300k for bail or they lock me up, I was in pain, My hands are hurting so bad, all I can do is to cry and shake my head like a baby, a rough guy in uniform came to search me, found 30k on me, took 25k and left me with 5k saying I can leave now if I want to!!

"Nigeria is bad! The police are not helping!! I told them am coming back, They look at me and laugh!! My conclusion is that the hardship in the country turns all this NPF to legal thief!!!"

This is hardly the first of such accounts but the incident remains unconfirmed.


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