A video showing operatives of the Nigerian Army slapping their counterparts from the Nigerian Police Force has surfaced online to the shock of many on social media.
According to eyewitnesses, trouble started when two police officers tried to harass an innocent young man in the Ikorodu Garage area of Lagos.
The young man resisted the arrest attempt by the police, drawing attention from passersby who couldn’t help him.
However, the crowd drew the attention of the soldiers who were driving past the area at the time.
They interrogated the policemen and when no tangible answers were forthcoming from the officers, they resulted to slapping the duo.
The situation seem to have escalated quickly as the soldiers were seen beating up the police officers in the video.
Watch the video below
The happened just a few minutes ago as soldiers beat up policemen for harassing a young man at Ikorodu garage. https://t.co/CJ7RFFtxkr
— Naija (@Naija_PR) October 4, 2020
Recall that the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu had banned various arms of the force from patrols and stop and search duties in the country.