A viral video has exposed some security operatives including the Nigerian ground forces and police force personnel assaulting Shiites protesters in Gwarinpa area of Abuja.
DAILY POST had reported that the members of the Islamic Motion of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites, stormed the Gwarinpa area of the country’s working capital on Tuesday morn where they clashed with some security operatives.
A statement by the Federal Working capital Territory, FCT Constabulary Public Relations Officer, DSP Adeh Josephine, revealed that in relation to 57 suspects were arrested in connective to the violence that erupted during the protestation.
A video currently making the rounds on social media notwithstanding, showed an onrush on the protesters by the security operatives as some policemen, ground forces officers were sighted dehumanizing members of the IMN.
A socio-political activist, Omoyele Sowore who shared the video on his official Facebook page, alleged that in relation to 6 persons were killed during the incident.
His post reads, “This is a video of some other bloody onrush on Shiites in Gwarimpa area of Nigeria’s Federal working capital Abuja nowadays by a detachment of the HQ Nigerian Ground forces and Nigeria Constabulary Strength.
“This video captures gruesome attacks that involve beatings, stabbings with bayonets and at to the lowest degree some gunshots. Sic persons are killed nowadays as President Muhammadu Buhari continues to say the additional judicial killing of harmless and defenceless citizens across Nigeria. #BuhariMustGo #RevolutionNow” [sic.]
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