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Police dissolved #EndSARS protesters in Lagos
The 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 .
According to punch some of the protesters arrived at the venue of the protest , Lekki toll gate opposite Oriental Hotel , around 09 . 15 am.
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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 .”
It was gathered that another batch of protesters had arrived at the venue of the protest .
The protest later held after the arrival of popular entertainers , Folarin Falana , popularly known as Falz, and Runtown .
During the protest , youths were seen carrying placards and chanting # EndSARS.
Both Falz and Runtown counselled the protesters not to be violent as they engaged security operatives who attempted to disrupt the protest .
The protesters, who gathered at Lekki toll gate, marched to Onikan and Appeal Court through the Nigerian Law School.