A mother and her 3-month-old baby have been reportedly brutalised by a Nigerian Police officer attached to the Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS in Ibadan.
This sad incident was narrated by Human rights activist, Tony Ojukwu via his Twitter page.
The activist recounted the heart-breaking and acutely distressing experience the mother and her baby passed through in the hands of a SARS officer infamously known in Ibadan area as Idowu Sars’.
Narrating how the woman and her baby was assaulted, the activist, Ojukwu said the officer pulled up a gun and beat up a woman and her 3-month-old baby in public.
The Twitter handle of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde was tagged alongside the post in order to call the attention of the Governor to the situation.
Tony Ojukwu tweeted:
Gov @seyiamakinde, 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!.
According to the activist, both mother and child sustained serious injuries after the SARS officer ‘Idowu Sars’ beat them up in public.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the SARS officer is quite popular in Ibadan and the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission also shared a video of the officer unprofessionally shoving a handgun at a young Nigerian in public.
“More videos of “Idowu SARS” with his gun out in public, violating the rights of Nigerian citizens. The Oyo State government and