Socialist Get together of Nigeria (SPN) has referred to as for the arrest of the police officer who allegedly shot Omoyele Sowore.
Sowore is the writer of SaharaReporters and former presidential candidate throughout the 2019 elections.
DAILY POST recollects that the activist on Monday claimed he was shot by a police officer throughout a protest towards insecurity in Abuja.
SPN in its response, nonetheless, condemned the assault of the protesters.
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The occasion alleged that violence was so brutal that Sowore was shot.
It additional alleged that teargas was used to disperse protesters.
The occasion referred to as for fast arrest of Daniel.
SPN in a press release made obtainable to DAILY POST on Wednesday by way of Comrades Abiodun Bamigboye, Performing Nationwide Chairperson and Chinedu Bosah, Nationwide Secretary stated that it condemned the deployment of armed police to repress protesters towards insecurity and poverty.
The occasion then calls for fast arrest and prosecution of ACP Hyelhira Altine Daniel.
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The occasion additionally demanded the arrest of different Policemen concerned in what it termed as a barbaric act.
The occasion stated, “We strongly condemn the assault on protesters in Abuja on Monday thirty first Might 2021 by members of the Nigeria Police Pressure, led by one infamous ACP Hyelhira Daniel.
“This protest which was referred to as by The Individuals’s Different Political Motion (TPAP-M) towards the alarming state of insecurity within the nation was visited with violence by members of the Nigeria Police Pressure
“The violence was so brutal that Omoyele Sowore, activist and former presidential candidate within the final common elections, was shot and teargas was used to disperse protesters.
“This exhibits that the Buhari-led failed regime is ready to proceed to clamp down on the democratic rights of Nigerians to peaceable meeting.
“Once more whereas the large variety of safety forces the regime usually deployed to repress innocent and peaceable protests is a mirrored image of the intolerance of the Buhari pro-capitalist authorities, it additionally underscores its full chapter and failure
“We maintain that such an enormous variety of safety forces may have been higher deployed to deal with the spate of insecurity ravaging the nation vis and vis banditry kidnapping, terrorism and so on
“It’s within the gentle of this, the SPN condemns the deployment of armed police to repress Abuja protest towards insecurity and poverty and calls for fast arrest and prosecution of ACP Hyelhira Altine Daniel and different officers concerned within the barbaric act of capturing Omoyele Sowore and utilizing violence to disperse protesters who have been solely exercising their democratic rights.”
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