- Some policemen have reportedly invaded the hostel of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko, Ondo state and beat up students at about 4am
- Many students who suffered injury of various degrees were rushed to a nearby hospital
- The state police commissioner, Gbenga Adeyanju, promised to deal with any of his officers found culpable in the brutalisation of the innocent students
Some men of Ondo state police command, attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Monday, June 18, allegedly brutalised no fewer than 20 students of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko area of the state.
Vanguard reports that eyewitness account has it that the policemen invaded the hostel in a commando-like manner without any respect for the privacy of the students. He said the policemen told them that they were searching for some cult members in the hostel.
According to him, “The incident happened around 4am after the students finished their hostel party. The operatives stormed the hostel as if they were going to war. They broke the doors, burglary proofs and ceilings to gain entrance.
“When they got there the students initially did not open the door thinking the policemen were armed robbers. That was how they started breaking the doors to gain entry. “When they entered, they started beating everybody.
“Many students were mercilessly beaten, however, some students, who gave them bribe, were released while those who couldn’t bribe were whisked away by the officers.”
The Command’s image-maker, Femi Joseph, who confirmed the decision of the Police authorities in the state to probe the matter, said those found culpable will pay dearly for it, as the Commissioner of Police, Gbenga Adeyanju, had ordered investigation into the matter.
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It was learnt that the state police commissioner, Gbenga Adeyanju, has promised to deal with any of his officers found culpable in the brutalisation of the innocent students.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that A huge sum of money was discovered in the apartment of a Nigerian student by the London Metropolitan police over the weekend.
In the video that has since gone viral, the student could be heard making a call to someone to report the incident.
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