The police have allegedly shot a student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) during the on going protest against the extrajudicial activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The LAUTECH students had taken to the streets to join fellow Nigerians protesting against the SARS tactical unit of the Nigerian Police Force over brutality, illegal arrest, extortion, extra-judicial killings, among others.
It was gathered that during the #EndSARS protest on Saturday, the studnents met stiff resistance at the Owode police station in Ogbomoso. Oyo State.
The police men reportedly opened fire at the unarmed protesters and a stray bullet hit a protesting LAUTECH student from the back.
His fellow protesters quickly rallied around him to save his life. A motorcycle was flagged down and he was hurriedly carried to the hospital.
Watch video of the incidents below:
Dear @PoliceNG and Area commander Owode division Ogbomoso if anything happens to him since you are making it obvious that protest is now a crime. Be ready for a bigger protest !!! #EndPoliceBrutality #EndSarsNow #EndSARS @TheSeunFakorede @AbdulMahmud01 @Adebo_ogund @seyiamakinde pic.twitter.com/MvdslrAGJM
— Ex-President Laurel #EndSarsNow (@olabs199) October 10, 2020
— Khalid (@Khalid45506418) October 10, 2020
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