Folarin, a Nigerian student and writer, who’s believed to be a resident of Oyo state, has accused men of the state police command of brutalizing him just because he ”dressed well, had an iPhone.” and was riding a Hajoue motorcycle.
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Folarin made these accusations towards the Oyo state Police in a twitter thread he shared on his handle Thread posted on his handle, Folarin alleged that the officers pulled him from his moving motorcycle, and used a baton to inflict injury on him. He also claimed that they collected N35,000 from him which was meant for his school fees. Read his Tweets below…
”This is what the @PoliceNG did to me for having a Hajoue Bike and dressing well to school and also having an IPhone. I’d been I’ve been my leg had been broken or I had died instantly when the police officer pulled my shirt from the bike, then that would be it. @OyoPoliceNG
@Princemoye1 these your guys pulled my shirt from a moving bike and wounded my hands and used baton on me. After that, they coerced me to open my phone and illegally searched my phone. All this happened in oyo town and these people are terrorist. They wanted to kill me.
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This isn’t how it should be. I have my machine papers and my numbers is being processed. They made sure I transferred to them 35,000 which is meant for my school fees and wounded my legs and my palm. Help me rt please
I am a citizen and I always abide by the law. I have never for once disobeyed anything and now I am being wounded for being a Nigerian citizen. This is the height of it. I just want justice and that’s all.”