Former Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate Angel has urged security officials to stop police brutality in the country.
Angel made this known in an Instagram post where he recounted how his elder brother escaped death after he was hit by a policeman on Tuesday, May 15, in Ondo state.
He said his brother was in a commercial vehicle when the near-death incident occurred.
According to him, the bus driver tried to evade an illegal checkpoint when the policemen opened fire.
He wrote: “POLICE SHOT MY BROTHER!!!
Along Ifon L.g.a in ondo state around 2:00 pm on the 25th of April 2018. Shots fired by police on a commercial transport vehicle With passengers traveling from Port Harcourt to Akure the capital of Ondo state Nigeria.
The driver was trying to evade the so called illegal police checkpoint in order not to pay the regular toll tip-they collect on the highway.
“One shot penetrated the trunk of the seana, but was obstructed by passengers luggage,
Whilst the second shot penetrated from the lower side of the vehicle hitting my brother on the his belt before contact with is hip. Luckily, by the grace of God, no harm befell him.
#stoppolicebrutality #angelthebrand #nigeria #policebrutality #grace.”