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Police officers brutally assault young man, threaten his life over N100 bribe (Video)

A group of policemen have been captured on tape assaulting a young man in Delta state over alleged bride.

The motorist had been stopped at a checkpoint and reported refused to give them N100 mandatory pass fee, and it infuriated the uniformed men.

In a trending video, they could be seen using baton and other weapons to hit the man as other people watched helplessly.

The policemen had collected his car documents and removed his plate number, so he approached them to return it but they took as a confrontation.

He initially tried to resist the policemen’s attempt to beat him up but they overpowered him because they were more in number.

Also, although the policemen were armed with rifle, the clip captured one of them bringing out a knife from its pouch.

It was leant that they also issued death threats to the yet-to-be identified victim for refusing to give in to their demand.

Watch the video below:

In other news, federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has convicted and sentenced a 38-year-old woman, Felicia Raymond, to three years imprisonment for dealing in 4.5 kilogrammes of marijuana commonly known as weed.

Justice Mohammed Garba delivered judgement on Friday, March 31 after she pleaded guilty to the charge filed against her by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

The NDLEA prosecutor, T J Atserhegh, told the court that Raymond was arrested with the illegal substance in the Ungwan Rimi area of Kaduna state on February 13 while acting on information.

Following a tip off regarding suspicious activities in the area, Atserhegh said operatives swung into action and apprehended the drug dealer with 4.5kg of marijuana, which is an offence punishable under Section 19 of the NDLEA Act, Cap. N30, LFN, 2004.

NAN reports that the defence lawyer, Francis Dauda, pleaded with the court to temper justice with mercy as his client was a first time offender who is remorseful.

Dauda also urged the court to consider a fine option instead of a custodial sentence. However, Justice Garba sentenced the convict with an option of N100,000 fine.