Common Nigerian comic Abisi Emmanuel, popularly often called Nasty Blaq, has accused Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) officers of bodily assault and assault.
The Instagram sketchmaker made this identified in a prolonged thread revealed on his Twitter web page, following the arrest of his colleague who was additionally bodily assaulted earlier than his arrest.
Based on Blaq, one of many anti-drug company officers assaulted him and threatened to shoot him along with his private assistant who was with him.
“It’s with deep disappointment that I share my expertise right here on social media, however I hope that is seen by all.
“Yesterday, whereas on my method to go to (location), I used to be accosted by males claiming to be from the NDLEA. I used to be requested to get off my car, increase my arms and determine myself. In my effort to forestall an escalation, I complied.
“Nonetheless, I used to be instantly hit from behind by one other individual. I protested this abuse and was joined by my PA. Instantly the boys of the NDLEA started brutally attacking me and my PA.
“One of many males from NDLEA cocked his gun and yelled at me that he would not hesitate to shoot me. In his phrases, he stated he had no motive to carry again, despite the fact that he knew I used to be a public determine.
“Upon additional investigation, I discovered that the NDLEA raided the property I used to be visiting and the identical brutal remedy was handed out to a number of different people that very same night time.
“This type of lawlessness is similar scenario that Nigerians have confronted for years by males in uniform and now, after all of the uproar, evidently the NDLEA is the brand new risk to the safety of Nigerians. I’m a sufferer and I cannot stay silent,” he added.
Nonetheless, Blaq has vowed to make formal complaints concerning the case to the Nigerian police and be certain that the perpetrators are dropped at justice.
“I’m within the strategy of submitting formal complaints with the Nigerian Police Power and the NDLEA. I’ve demanded an investigation into the case and can take all authorized avenues to make sure these accountable are dropped at justice,” he wrote.
This comes hours after Nationwide Drug Enforcement Company officers broke into the house of standard skitmaker, The Common, and arrested him Tuesday night time.
The overall, who went dwell on his official Instagram web page in the course of the go to, could possibly be seen being overwhelmed by officers as he documented the arrest.
A feminine company official was heard telling the comic that he has no proper to file them, regardless of his requires him to be allowed to talk his primary human rights.
In 2020, Nasty Blaq received “Comic of the Yr” and he didn’t cover his pleasure and shared the information on his Instagram web page with a photograph of the award.