SARS officers in Akure reportedly harass, detain, extort 10k from a Nigerian to fuel their official truck

SARS officers in Akure reportedly harass, detain, extort 10k from a Nigerian to fuel their official truck

A twitter user with the name Williams Fatayo narrated how members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) harassed, detained, and extorted him of N10,000 to fuel their vehicle.

He said the experience has shown him more reasons why he should apply for a visa and get away from the country.

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Fatayo said the event happened around 7:50am on April 9, Tuesday, after he decided to stay in Akure after a recently concluded official duty.

He said he was approached by officials of the anti-robbery squad even though he was neatly dressed and nothing in his appearance was off.

According to him, he was on his way to FUTA ata bout 7.50am when the F-SARS officials accosted him.

He also added that he was manhandled and dragged to an Hilux van, with the promise that he would be allowed to call whoever he wanted to call when he gets to the station.

The story, according to him, quickly changed when he got there as he was kept with some other people in detention for three hours and had to pay 10,000 as fuel money for their official vehicle before he was released.

Recall that Legit.ng earlier reported a Nigerian football lover identified as Kolade Johnson was killed on Sunday, March 31, after been hit by a police officer's stray bullet during a raid in Lagos.

Kolade Johnson who was 36 years before his untimely death, was watching the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Tottenham, when the tragic incident happened.

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Legit.ng also gathered that the presidency offered condolences to the family and friends of Kolade Johnson, a youth who was allegedly shot dead by policemen from Anti-Cultism Unit of Lagos state command on Sunday, March 31.

The presidency took to its Twitter page to offer its condolences to the family and friends of the victim, assuring that the team suspected of involvement in the shooting had been arrested and were undergoing disciplinary procedure.

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