A yet-to-be identified man has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly dazing a policeman with slaps on Sunday, December 6.
Reports have it that the man caused an accident at Governor’s Road, Ikeja Lagos but remained unremorseful when policemen were deployed to the scene.
It was gathered that the suspect first threatened the entire police team before he landed two slaps on the face of one of the policemen. He was thereafter arrested and handed over to the Alausa Police station.
Details of the incident was communicated by the Lagos State Rapid Response Unit on Twitter.
The tweet reads;
“This man who caused an accident along Governor’s Road, Ikeja has been arrested for slapping a Police officer twice and threatening the entire team deployed to the scene when the accident occurred. He has been handed over to Alausa Police Station for necessary action.”
This incident has genrated varying comments from Nigerians. Many have said that the man had the courage to assault an officer of the law because of the #EndSARS protests. Others have applauded him saying he did well.
Some reactions reads;
“Look at the thing that slapped a Police officer?This EndSars just give some of these touts mind.”
“The truth is that the police as a unit has lost every kind of trust from the populace. We are used to u guys assaulting & maiming people while lying willfully about it. This is evidenced by the comments here. You guys will have to prove this way video b4 ppl believe.Trust…”
“Naso… he slaps POLICE OFFICER… not once BUT Twice… yeah right!”
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