Anthony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission NHRC has demanded justice for a mother and her three months old child who were allegedly attacked by a SARS official known as ”Idowu SARS” in Ibadan, Oyo state.
In a video posted by Ojukwu, the SARS official could be seen holding a gun while the woman was shouting at him. Photos shared by Ojukwu shows bruises and injury marks on the woman and her baby, although details of the alleged attack are still sketchy.
In a post on Twitter, the NHRC boss asked the Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde and the Oyo state police command to ensure the SARS official is punished.
[email protected], my team is on this but this report on a @PoliceNG
SARS Officer popularly known as “Idowu Sars” who pulled up a gun & beat up a woman & her 3 month old baby in Ibadan is disheartening. Immediate action needs to be taken TOWARDS JUSTICE!
More videos of “Idowu SARS” with his gun out in public, violating the rights of Nigerian citizens. The Oyo State government and @PoliceNG should not allow this to go unpunished. This kind of lawlessness costs lives and makes people lose faith in the force.” he tweeted
Watch videos of the SARS official being confronted below..
Oppression yi ti poju. pic.twitter.com/8ishUcaA3d
— Ogbeni Olajide Awe (@horlarjyde) June 3, 2020