Fashionable Nigerian on-line skit maker, 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 funnyman was amongst those that participated within the protest in opposition to the reopening of the toll gate. He was subsequently picked up amongst 40 different protesters and arrested for defying the Lagos State directive in opposition to the protest.
The protesters have since been granted N100,000 bail every and arraigned on costs bordering on flouting the COVID-19 protocol on public gatherings and ‘breaking an order to not protest’.
Nevertheless, the skit maker said 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 folks know, think about what they do to a whole lot of hundreds of unknown Nigerians.
”We’re in courtroom although. We filed since final month; Aluta Continua. After I was at Adeniji police station, the law enforcement officials took turns to beat me up. They had been even calling themselves to come back and beat ‘Mr Macaroni’
“They mentioned in my life when subsequent I hear police, I’ll run! One mentioned if not that individuals would ask about me, he would have killed me. I ought to promote the identical police establishment that oppresses Nigerians? The vast majority of Law enforcement officials are simply there to steal, rob, harass, brutalise and oppress the folks. We see it occur each day.
“You swore an oath to guard, but you kill and destroy. Zero conscience! Day by day, there’s all the time 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 every little thing of their energy to make life depressing for the common Nigerian.
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