Women under the aegis of Women Arise have threatened a mass
protest against the Nigerian police if their demands concerning the two women
who were recently tortured by a police officer in Lagos are not met. Though the officer has
been identified and going through interrogation, the women group says, they won’t
allow the police to treat this like a family affair.
bleeding from the torture treated by the police and adequately compensated. Secondly,
they want the officer who brutalised them to be dismissed and punished accordingly.
they will not hesitate to storm the streets and protest against the police
force because there must be an end to police officers abusing and intimidating helpless Nigerians.