The Nigeria police in Lagos State have dispersed some youths protesting against brutality and extortion by men of the Special Ant-Robbery Response Squad.
The protesters are seeking the dissolution of the FSARS unit of the Nigeria Police Force.
They had earlier announced that protest would be held across Lagos for three days, starting from Wednesday.
The PUNCH gathered that some of the protesters arrived at the venue of the protest, Lekki toll gate opposite Oriental Hotel, around 09.15 am.
While dispersing them, the policemen seized their placards and allegedly assaulted some of the protesters.
One of the protesters told The PUNCH, “They attacked us. They slapped me, they tore our clothes.”
As of the time of filing this report, it was gathered that another batch of protesters had arrived at the venue of the protest.
It was also learnt that Nigerian singer, Runtown, would be part of the protest.