– Damilola Adeyanju claims he has been manhandled by men of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF)
– Adeyanju says he was battered alongside his friend
– He claims that the brutality meted on them was based on the fact that they could not provide receipt for a laptop
The Delta state command of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), has been accused by a man named Damilola Adeyanju, he claims members of the force brutalised him and his friend over their inability to provide receipts for their laptops.
NAIJ.com gathered Adeyanju’s story from his from his Instagram handle @baggybaggz.
Narrating his ordeal, Adeyanju said they were travelling to Lagos from Delta, where they had gone for a friend’s wedding, when police officers attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad stopped the bus they were in for a stop and search.
He said: “We all came down and were searched. They then proceeded to our bags where they found a laptop belonging to one of us. They asked for the receipt and the owner told them he’s had it for years and doesn’t have it on him after which they grabbed his phone from him.
Getting to me, I also had my laptop and they requested for the receipt as well, I said I don’t have it on me, then he (SARS guy) called one of his colleagues to take the laptop to their patrol pickup truck and told us to go stand by the truck.”
NAIJ.com gathered that Adeyanju and his friend were arrested and taken to a police station, where they were tortured and their laptops confiscated.