Policeman attacked after being accused of pushing man to his death in Lagos

This incident happened at Oshodi, Lagos Friday. Two policemen allegedly pushed a man into a gutter while trying to arrest a commercial bus driver at Oshodi, Lagos state. After the old man was pushed in the gutter, he seemed unconscious. Witnesses apprehended one of the police men while the other escaped. They asked him to go into the gutter and take the old man out. The policeman jumped in and picked the old man up, the man’s face was bruised, his eyes were open but, he looked out of it and needed immediate medical help. However, as the policeman held the old man, one of the men in the crowd stated to kick the police man in the head.

With the old man still being held  by the policeman, the angry man in the crowd, then jumped into the gutter and started attacking the policeman who eventually dropped the old man back on the ground and tried to run away.

Facebook user, Peculiar Lekenson, who shared a video from the incident, he wrote:

“This policeman in a quest to arrest a LT commercial bus push the old man inside d gutter at airport bus stop around 12pm on 26/10/2016. The policeman, his other colleague came in a vanagon bus which they initially arrested then use the same bus to raid on another commercial buses. The other police ran away immediate towards oshodi. While d other in the video attempt to zoom off but was crushed to d wall by the LT bus he was going to arrest”. he said.

Watch the video below:

This post first appeared on Linda Ikeji’s Blog. Read the original story here.
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