- A Nigerian student has narrated how he was treated unfairly by Special Anti-Robbery Squad officers
- The student alleged that the officers extorted N17,000 from him
- He claimed the incident happened on Iwo road, while he was on his way to Ibadan
A Nigerian student identified as Adedayo has recounted the story of how he was allegedly extorted by some of officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The young man claimed he had to give them N17,000 before he was released.
According to him, the officers had stopped him after he alighted from a bus at Iwo road, on his way to Ibadan. He said the officers asked for a means of Identification, which he compilied by giving them his business card.
Adedayo revealed that they asked for his phone and asked different questions about what he does. He claimed the officers immediately tagged him a yahoo boy when they realised they had nothing on him.
The student recounted how they forced him into their vehicle and took him to the police station where they told hime to give them N50,000.
He revealed that they threatened to shoot him after he said he refused to give them money. Adedayo alleged that the officers later suggested that he should call people tp send money to him, so he could withdraw it for them.
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Adedayo who had feared for his life, obeyed and asked some friends to transfer money to him. He said the officers drove him to a bank, where he withdrew the money for them.
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