Nigerian police brutalised reporter in Anambra over pictures

A correspondent with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Mr Peter Okolie was at the weekend manhandled by a police officer, Mmaduekponam Martins for taking pictures of a female officer, Mrs Obi Amaka who was involved in a fisticuffs with a bus driver at Aroma Junction, Awka.


Okolie who was at a nearby internet cafe filing his report for the day was attracted by the noise of some people when he rushed out to behold a female police officer, fighting a commercial bus driver for refusing to part with money after parking at the popular junction.


“I decided to take some shots with my camera, but before I knew it, this officer( Martins) rushed at me, grabbed my shirt and started raining blows on my face,” Okolie explained to Newsmen.READ MORE


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