[VIDEO] Police brutally assault okada rider, seize motorcycle in Abule Egba, Lagos

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Police officers have been captured in a video trying to take a motorcyclist’s motorcycle near Ogundele Street, Oja Oba in the Abule Egba neighbourhood of Lagos State and brutally beating him up.

According to reports, the motorbike driver was being pursued by the police while he was making his way to a nearby destination.

As of the time this report was filed, it was unknown why the police approached the rider, however the motorcyclist resisted when they tried to take his motorcycle.

In a 45-second video clip captured by an eyewitness, the three officers can be seen descending on the rider in an effort to apprehend him.

In the video clip posted on Wednesday on Twitter, one of the policemen was seen using a stick to beat the motorcyclist who was bent on recovering his motorcyclist from them.

The three policemen fled the scene of the event with the motorbike while blood could be seen pouring out of the motorcyclist’s head.

As of the time this report, calls and a text message sent to the phone number of the state police public relations officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, had not received a response.