In the spirit of the EndSARS memorial protest, it has been reported that the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two protesters at the Lekki tollgate where the #EndSARS Memorial Protest is scheduled to be held in the state today.
According to reports, one of those arrested claimed to be a journalist while the other was seen carrying a placard.
The Police had reportedly warned that anyone seen at the tollgate without an ID card will be arrested.
While the arrested journalist reportedly told newsmen that he works with LegitTV and that his phone, driver’s license and other documents were taken away from him, The police had reportedly warned that anyone seen at the tollgate without an ID card will be arrested.
Seen speaking from a Lagos State Task Force van where he was kept by the police, the journalist who identified himself as Abisola stated that he lost his ID card in transit.
In respect to this, the Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has ordered for the unconditional release of the arrested protesters, as protest is a civic right.