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Okada men beat up policeman over seized bike

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BY UJU MBANUSI
LAGOS—A policeman was attacked at the Berger Yard area of Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Monday evening, by some men suspected to be commercial cyclists (Okada).

He allegedly seized a motorcycle belonging to one of them.

It was gathered that the unsuspecting Policeman, whose identity could not be established at press time, was taking the seized motorcycle away when he was intercepted at Berger Yard Bus Stop by the mob.

An eyewitness said the mob was made up of Okada men of Northern extraction.

Before help could come the officer’s way, the mob descended on him and beat him up, while shouting Ole, Ole (thief, thief), and hit him on the head with a sharp objects.

Before people realised he was actually a police officer and had seized the bike, the mob had retrieved the motorcycle and made away with it.

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