Area boys seen beating police officers in their neighbourhood (Video)

A video which has gone viral captures a group of street touts assaulting and harassing some police officers in their neighbourhood.

The police men visited the area in their patrol vehicle but moments after they arrived a group of boys in the vicinity, came and started pouncing on them.

The officers managed to escape as they ran into their vehicle and drove off but the area boys continued throwing stones at the vehicle, shattering its windows in the process.

It generated mixed reactions with some social media users expressing the opinion that what they did was wrong and there should be repercussions.

Watch video HERE

In reaction, femington_ said: dem don do pass this…… Nevertheless I ain’t supporting this

smiley_face_ghosts said: Wetin police dey find sef. The boys on the street should keep this energy when the police reinforce themselves.

gbemiga said: hope they are ready for when they come back for them 😂…..cos they’ll just write statements that they were assaulted with proof of broken windscreen and broken glasses all over them, and they’ll come back with full force.

Paullentino said: All the youths should just leave that area because next 8 months won’t be funny. The saddest is the innocent ones will suffer it.

In other news…

A 26-year-old woman, Omorogbe Soni, was earlier arraigned at the Eti-Osa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for assaulting a female police officer, as seen in a viral footage.

The woman was captured on camera assaulting a police woman who stopped her car around Ajah area of the state on 21st of February 2024.

The incident occurred when Omorogbe engaged in a heated argument with the officer and subsequently pushed her, causing her to fall to the ground.

Lagos state police police said she was charged to court on February 22 and the court remanded her at the Kirikiri Female Correctional Centre.

A statement spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed that the woman will remain in the correctional facility until her next court sitting scheduled for March 27, 2024.

The statement read; “The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned one Omorogbe Jennifer Soni ‘f’ aged 26 for serious assault after she was caught on camera assaulting a police officer in Ajah on February 21, 2024.

“Omorogbe was arraigned the following day, February 22, 2024, at the Etiosa Magistrate Court, Ajah and has been remanded to the Kirikiri Female Correctional Centre till the next hearing on March 27, 2024.

“The Lagos State Police Command advises Lagosians to remain law-abiding in their day-to-day activities with all and sundry as anyone found guilty of violating the law would be dealt with in accordance with the law.”