- The SARS operatives who harassed a young lady in Ilorin have been identified and locked up
- The young lady said she was harassed by the security operatives on her way out
- This experience left her demoralized and bitter
Some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Ilorin who harassed a young lady in Ilorin have been identified and locked up. The poor Nigerian lady identified as 69bars on Instagram shared her terrible experience with the operatives.
The report of this incident got to Dolapo Badmus, the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) in charge of Zone 2. The passion-driven officer promised to do her best possible concerning the case. The victim was also contacted and an investigation began on the case.
The commissioner of police in Kwara state also got wind of the incident and the officers were identified and locked up. The young lady's cry for help did not go unheard as everyone who read her story felt bad.
See the series of tweets made by the Nigerian police on this matter:
The disturbed lady took to her Instagram page to share her bitter experience with the world to show how disappointed she was with the system. According to her, she was on her way to get dinner on Sunday, October 15, when the ugly incident happened.
The security operatives had stopped her; they pushed her into their truck and started asking series of questions. They started by accusing her of being a yahoo girl because she had many yahoo apps on her phone. After they searched and could not find any evidence to support this, she was being accused of selling her body. She fought them hard saying she was not that kind of girl. At this point, one of the officials started shouting at her saying she had hard substances considered as exhibits on her body.
The young lady said the officials were federal SARS officials and gave their location as Pipeline area of Ilorin. The man who accused her of having those substances on her body said he was going to search her body to be sure.
On this note, the man was said to have dipped his hands into her bra while she screamed and tried getting out of the truck. At this point, he threatened to beat her up if he heard any sound from her again.
Frustrated and feeling bitter, the lady said she could not stop crying. She was rough handled as the man dipped his hand inside her pant saying girls do hide things in various parts of their bodies.
See the initial post made by the lady on Instagram:
69bar then said she pleaded with them saying she would like to call her mother. This outburst made them seize her phone. A man was said to have gotten out of his car out of pity to beg the officers. He was chased away with a stern warning to mind his business.
The Nigerian lady considers this experience bitter and demoralizing. She created a tag on the post to make SARS operatives stop harassing innocent people. She said she cried bitterly and could not shake off the experience.
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