Some soldiers attached to the Abalti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos State, have allegedly brutalized three policemen for arresting a yet-to-be-identified man, who was caught defying the state government’s ban on Okada in the area.
the man, who was a suspected soldier, was riding his Okada around Ojuelegba to link the barracks when the policemen, who were enforcing the ban on motorcycle operations in the area, accosted him.
The policemen, consisting of two inspectors, and a police constable, among others, arrested him and impounded his motorcycle.
The policemen, who were attached to the Surulere Police Division, were said to be making plans to convey the man and his motorcycle to the station when no fewer than 20 soldiers stormed the premises.
A source, who spoke to our correspondent said the soldiers attacked the patrol team and injured the police constable and inspectors.