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Naval officers storm police station, beat up policemen

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A team of navy officers invaded a police station in Delta state and descended on the police officers who were on duty.

CorrectNG learnt that the incident happened on Friday, March 10, 2023 at the Enerhen police station in Warri area of the state.

There was tension in the area when the personnel of Nigerian Navy started assaulting the officers of Divisional Police Headquarters as it led to sporadic gunshots, forcing business owners to quickly shut down while other residents fled to safety.

Sources disclosed that a newly commissioned Naval officer led his colleagues to the Police station to set free a colleague earlier arrested by Police.

A video making the rounds online shows policemen begging when a senior officer known as Kingsley, who sustained injuries decided to fight back.

One of the police officers could be heard threatening to use teargas to force the navy officers to leave the vicinity.

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Similarly, a group of young men took matters into their hands after being labelled drug addicts and getting assaulted by police officers.

It was gathered that men of the Bayelsa state police command accused them of being drug users and extorted them of N5,000.

However, the youths seemed to have summoned courage all of a sudden when the policemen increased the amount requested to N30k. They challenged the men in uniform over their unreasonable demand.

The incident reportedly happened in Amasoma on Monday, 5th of December 2022. A viral video captured the moment the young men pounced on the officers who were armed.

An eyewitness narrated how the police officers spotted one of the boys licking sweet and thought he was taking drugs. He was accosted together with his friends by the security agents that accused them of drug abuse.

“The boys were not using drugs but these policemen accosted them and labeled themdDrug users. They packed all of them into their police van and ordered them to pay N5K for their release.

The boys paid the money but the greedy policemen increased the money to N30K which led to a retaliation by the victims who insisted that it’s either the policemen k**l them or they won’t pay a dime,” the source said.

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