He noted that when it was time for him to take his drugs for typhoid fever, the policemen prevented him from accessing his vehicle which made him to slump onto the floor.
Astudent of the University of Lagos, John Akinwale, who slumped after being assaulted by police officers in the Mosafejo area of Oshodi, Lagos State, on Monday, has narrated his ordeal, saying the policemen demanded N20,000 as bail.
Akinwale had reportedly landed in the hospital after power-drunk policemen tortured him till he went into a coma on Monday.
Reports indicated that Akinwale was arrested on Monday around 2pm, after he bought fuel at a filling station and was sighted by policemen attached to the Mosafejo division.
Akinwale had been arrested for having a “covered number plate.”
After the extortion, the policemen, not done, had beaten Akinwale till he went into a coma, for being “rude” after which he was taken to hospital.
In an interview, Akinwale narrated that it was the Mosafejo Divisional Police Officer that ordered his detention.