#ENDSARS: How Police Officer Broke Two Of My Tooth
Mr Olajide Fowotade
A Nigerian man identifid as Mr Olajide Fowotade has opened up about how he was harrassed by the police.
The person narrated to the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry how a police officer brutalised and eliminated two of his higher entrance tooth, SaharaReporters studies.
Fowotade, whereas explaining his encounter with the police, mentioned one officer named Ayo and hooked up to Ketu Police Division, assaulted him till he grew to become unconscious.
He added that after regaining consciousness, he was taken to the police station the place the assault and brutalisation continued by the officer.
He mentioned, “On the 11th of March, 2017, I used to be coming from my office and at Ketu bus-stop on the street linking to the expressway, there’s a tricycle park.
“That day, some tricycle riders have been delivering entrance of me, so I waited for them.
“I simply heard some motorbike riders coming from behind banging my automotive and shouting that I ought to go.
“I requested one of many motorbike riders if he wished me to hit the tricycle rider and he shouted at me, asking if I knew who he was. I by no means knew he was a police officer who went to arrest motorbike riders.
“He got here to my entrance and began beating and punching me. My spouse who was beside me was restraining me and when the hitting grew to become an excessive amount of, I got here down from my automotive.
“On getting down from my automotive, one officer held my hand whereas Officer Ayo gave me head-butt on my mouth.
“The subsequent factor I knew, two of my tooth fell and I fainted instantly.”
He added that he was taken to Ketu Police Station the place the officer kicked and assaulted him till he was rescued by different policemen.
He knowledgeable the panel that the Divisional Police Officer reprimanded the officer and requested that he was taken to hospital for fast remedy after which he was subsequently launched.
He prayed the panel to assist him get justice and demanded compensation of N3m as bills for his medical remedy.