The Nigeria Police Force said it had arrested and detained the policemen who were seen in a viral video brutalising an Okada rider in Lagos.
The Force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed this on Wednesday evening during a Twitter Space webinar organised by Premium Times.
The PUNCH reports that three policemen were seen in the viral video brutalising the Okada man, identified as Al-Hassan Usman, in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State.
One of the policemen was seen hitting his baton on the man as another one repeatedly pushed him away aggressively.
The man, who tried to wrestle his bike with the policemen, sustained a severe injury as he held on to his forehead where blood was seen gushing out from.
The third policeman rode away on the victim’s bike while the two others immediately left the scene in a tricycle.
The incident, according to reports, occurred four days ago. However, details of what led to the incident have not been ascertain