A police officer simply identified as, Akin, has been accused of allegedly assaulting two men, a TVC journalist and his driver.
A journalist, Akiode Temitope, took to his Facebook page to explain his ordeal with a police officer. He said the police officer and his boss, Oga Jude beat up his driver and him because they refused to give them bribe.
He said: "I was seriously beaten and my driver was injured too."
Akiode said he was on his way to Ijebu Ode when the officers stopped them for a search at Ikorodu. He said they demanded for money and he asked them why they should be bribed.
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The journalist further added that the residents in the area told him the police officer is known for collecting bribes and assaulting people who don't compile.
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Read what he wrote below:
"This happened to me and my friends at imota.. We decided to go to ijebu ode through ikorodu and they stopped us for search, after we have showed them our papers, they demand for money and I asked them why we have to bribe them after they have checked our papers and we are cleared, he said I should shut up that who am I to ask him that kind of questions... And I said I am a journalist and not only me.. Couple of my friends that we work in the same office Also show him."
"ID card.. We refused to give him and his boss( oga Jude) money and he said he will detain us and he said it that we shld ask about him very well I. This imota countless people he as jail on this same issue... I was seriously beaten and my driver was injured too.... According to the news I gathered from witness in imota they all say bad tins about this guy called akin... Pls this guy is a stain on this honourable organization Nigeria police force... Pls do something about this officer call akin.. Thanks!
Na wa oo!