- Top Nigerian hair entrepreneur, Mizwanneka, has shared her terrible experience with some alleged police officers
- In the lengthy post which she shared on Instagram, she was physically assaulted by three men believed to be officers of the law
- The businesswoman who has since being admitted at a hospital, spared no words in lambasting the Nigeria Police Force
The issue of police brutality on innocent citizens of the country remains a fundamental issue and adding to the list of victims is Nigerian hair entrepreneur, Mizwanneka.
She recently took to social media to recount how she was stopped and harassed by a man believed to be a police officer who was later joined by 2 of his colleagues, who not only physically assaulted her but sexually as well.
She narrated: "So I was going back home from work at exactly 1am this morning and this police men, I don’t even know what this ones are called, stopped the car I was in and asked us to open the car for a search which we did and he searched everywhere, came to where I was sitting and tried to forcefully open the middle compartment, I said “ oga use the bottom Abeg don’t force it."
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"Then this police man who I assumed was already high on drug or something started shouting that y must I tell him that , I was first shocked and trying to understand where the sudden shout came from and he immediately started saying , you must be mad and all the curses on his mouth . It was 1am in the morning , and the only thing I could do was try to reach out to my phone while he was still shouting . Immediately he saw my phone , he forcefully tried to take it from me , I quickly put the phone under my skirt and the police put his hands right under my skirt and took the phone.
I tried to reach out to my other phone , he held me sooo tight and broke 1 of my nails , I started bleeding , I got down from the car and held his shirt , then 2 more came out , started dragging me everywhere .3 men on 1 woman wow @nigerianpolice u can do better . They dragged me until the broke 3 other nails and all 3 started bleeding again . I held the man, told him to kill me which he actually tried to do . I took off my sneakers and told him we will both die there today . All 3 of them started assaulting me and pushing me around untill people came around and they started begging . I refused and told them they must take me to the station since that’s what they wanted to do , I held on to his shirt cause they were trying to run away and of purse , all 3 of them over powered me , and then ran away with my sneakers."
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Mizwanneka who suffered several broken finger nails and body aches from her encounter with the said police officers, shared a photo and video from her stay in the hospital, accused the police of being the criminals they arrest and hunt everyday.
Still on police harassment stories, Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye, has shared an experience with a footballer he helped from some officers who tried to arrest him.
According to the member of the defunct Psquare group, he had noticed the policemen harassing the young man because he had dreads and immediately went to his rescue. He didn't realise until months later, that the young man was a popular football player.
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