Hoodlums disguising as #ENDSARS protesters have attacked operatives of the Lagos State Fast Response Squad (RRS), injuring about 14.
The assault occurred at this time at Ebute Meta whereas the operatives had been being moved to alleviate their colleagues who’ve been on obligation since Sunday.
Armed with sticks and stones the hoodlums of their tons of barricaded the RRS truck, pelting the operatives with stones.
It was gathered they overpowered the 2 armed policemen escorting the truck, descended on the officers, and left them with various levels of accidents.
Already, a few of the injured have been moved to the Police Clinic Ikeja and others had been taken to the Common Hospital for medical consideration.
Thugs additionally attacked RRS operatives at LASU on Monday morning, forcing their car to detour.
Condemning the assaults on policemen, Lagos Police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, famous a few of the protesters have exhibited violent traits and disdain for the police, urging them to desist from the useless provocation of operatives.
He lamented many policemen have been injured in Adekunle space of Yaba, including that a lot of these protesting had been too aggressive and don’t need to see the police round them.
He appealed to the protesters to get organised and have a construction to allow them to simply talk the explanation(s) of the protests to supporters to keep away from misrepresentation and anarchy.
— Matt (@martinsobekpa) October 19, 2020