In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 12th, October, 2020

Gridlock As #EndSARS Protesters Block Lekki Toll Gate

Gridlock As #EndSARS Protesters Block Lekki Toll Gate

The protersters today continued demonstration against SARS

The protersters at this time continued demonstration in opposition to SARS


Protesters on Monday morning gathered on the Lekki Toll Gate part of the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos State in continuation of the #EndSARS demonstrations.


The protest is in opposition to the Particular Anti-Theft Squad of the Nigeria Police Power who’ve been accused of brutality, homicide and unprofessional conduct.


In accordance with Punch, the event led to early morning gridlock as commuters and motorists on their approach to work had been on standstill.


Recall that the most recent incident is coming only a day after SARS was disbanded nationwide by the Inspector-Basic of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who made the announcement on Sunday afternoon.


Nevertheless, Nigerians stated they’re uninterested in extraordinary announcement that are all the time disregarded by law enforcement officials.


Adamu stated a brand new policing association to exchange the now-defunct police unit could be introduced “sooner or later”, including that every one officers of the disbanded SARS have been redeployed with “instant impact”.


However the protesters on Monday need the police authorities to hold out psychological analysis and re-training of all disbanded SARS officers earlier than they’re redeployed.


They demanded the discharge of all arrested protesters, justice for all deceased victims of police brutality and applicable compensation for his or her households.


In addition they need elevated salaries for law enforcement officials in addition to the institution of an impartial physique to supervise the investigation and prosecution of all experiences of police misconduct inside 10 days.

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