Nigeria’s federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is accused of torture and even murder.
Several individuals have challenged affirmed police ruthlessness for a second day across Nigeria after a video of a man supposedly being killed by police became famous online.
Outrage has been preparing via web-based media after the video of the supposed murdering in the southern Delta state, which specialists denied was genuine.
The one who recorded the video was captured, inciting much more displeasure.
Several young people assembled in Ikeja in focal Lagos on Friday, holding standards perusing “respect for human rights” and “a more equal society”
In Abuja, many dissidents likewise assembled and police powers utilized nerve gas to scatter nonconformists, as indicated by witness accounts.
"Our individuals were near 200 in the dissent. We were teargassed,” human rights activist Deji Adeyanju told the AFP news agency.
“It’s just sad that they are clamping down on peaceful civil protest.”
Dissenter Anita Izato posted on Twitter: “They poured tear gas on each and every one of us, it’s so hot I had to put water on my face. This is what Nigeria has turned into.”
The dissent development was at first focused on the government Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), generally blamed for unlawful captures, torment and even homicide, yet has since widened to incorporate all police powers.
While the SARS unit was suspended on Sunday, gatherings, for example, Amnesty International said the administration had not gone far enough, highlighting past ineffective endeavors to boycott the power.
The #EndSARS hashtag is thought to have been first utilized in 2018.
There were more than 2.4 million tweets with #EndSARS on Friday. A few big names likewise communicated help for the development.