CRIME

SARS in Delta State Hit Man with Machete, Extort 15, 400 Naira from him

A man known as Samuel, has been extorted and brutalized by men of Delta State Police Division.

It was gathered that Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the command, on Saturday, August 22, 2020, assaulted Samuel and his girlfriend, who were on a motorcycle in the Koka area of Asaba.

The two were dragged into a police van and as they were being carted away, Samuel demanded to know where they were being taken to, only for a SARS officer to hit his leg with a machete.

A human rights activist, known as Harrison Gwamnishu told newsmen that the SARS operatives had also extorted their victims of the total amount of 15, 400 Naira.

The post read, “The SARS officers dragged him from the okada and forced him and his girlfriend into their car. The victims demanded to know where they were being taken to but the officers responded by macheting Samuel’s leg.”

“They seized his ATM card and forced him to disclose his pin and withdrew N15,400 from his account. I’m calling on the Delta State government to please intervene by putting an end to the constant harassment Nigerians from SARS.”

As at the time of this report, the police was yet to confirm the incident.

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