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#EndSARS: How Policemen Took Turns To Beat Me Up, Says Mr Macaroni




Fashionable Nigerian on-line comic, Debo Adebayo, in any other case referred to as Mr Macaroni, has taken to his verified Twitter account to disclose the ordeal he confronted when he was arrested by the police throughout one of many #EndSARS protests.


Following the October 20, 2020 shootings on the Lekki Tollgate, many individuals kicked in opposition to the advice for reopening the tollgate.

The comic was amongst those that participated within the protest in opposition to the reopening of the tollgate. He was subsequently arrested together with 40 different protesters for defying the Lagos State directive in opposition to the protest.

The protesters have been later granted N100,000 bail every and arraigned on expenses bordering on flouting the COVID-19 protocols on public gatherings and ‘breaking an order to not protest’.

Nonetheless, comic acknowledged that whereas he was in custody, policemen took turns to beat him as a result of he’s ‘Mr Macaroni’.

In a sequence of tweets, he additional famous that he would take the case to courtroom.

He wrote, “That very day, I swore by no means to cease utilizing my platform to name out the evil that the police do. If they will do this to somebody individuals know, think about what they do to tons of of 1000’s of unknown Nigerians.

“We’re in courtroom although. We filed since final month; Aluta Continua. After I was at Adeniji police station, the cops took turns to beat me up. They have been even calling themselves to return and beat ‘Mr Macaroni’. 

“They stated in my life when subsequent I hear police, I’ll run! One stated if not that individuals would ask about me, he would have killed me. I ought to promote the identical police establishment that oppresses Nigerians? Nearly all of cops are simply there to steal, rob, harass, brutalise and oppress the individuals. We see it occur day-after-day.

“You swore an oath to guard, but you kill and destroy. Zero conscience! Each day, there’s at all times one detrimental report or the opposite in regards to the Nigeria Police.

”In line with him, the police have turned themselves into criminals; robbing, oppressing and doing all the things of their energy to make life depressing for the common Nigerian.

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