Telephones belonging to 2 #BuhariMustGo youth activists arrested on October 1, Nigeria’s Independence Day have been stolen by males of the Galadimawa Police Station in Abuja, SaharaReporters has gathered.
The activists had joined others final Friday to name for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Displaying placards that say ‘Buhari Should Go’ and chanting the identical message, the protesters blocked the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport Highway.
The protesters, who have been out as early as 7 am, additionally referred to as for good governance, transparency, and an finish to insecurity.
The protest coincided with the 61st Independence Anniversary of Nigeria.
The #BuhariMustGo and #RevolutionNow protesters have been later violently dispersed and crushed after being chased into the bush by a detachment of armed anti-riot policemen, led by a feminine police officer, ASP Altine Daniel.
SaharaReporters gathered that police operatives from Galadimawa Police Station, who have been on the scene forcibly collected telephones belonging to 2 of the arrested protesters earlier than transferring them to the FCT CID.
“They forcefully collected the telephones from them earlier than transferring them to the FCID. Their solely sin was for calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
“One of many woman protesters, Deborah Yusuf was additionally attacked by a police group led by DSP Altine Hyderia. The identical police officer that shot human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore with a riot gun,” a supply stated.
When contacted, the Divisional Police Officer in command of Galadimawa Division stated, “No one stole any cellphone. I’m not conscious of that, if you need extra info, you would possibly come to the workplace.”
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