A policewoman attached to Makinde Police Division, Oshodi area of Lagos,
yesterday afternoon, received the beating of her life after a female
soldier engaged her in a fight, at Oshodi, opposite NAFDAC office.
A police source that spoke with Vanguard
on the condition of anonymity, said the police traffic warden was on
official duty when she was assaulted by the military woman, adding “as
we speak, the policewoman is in coma in an undisclosed hospital.
“The case of assault has been reported to Police Command Headquarters
for further investigation.” Although nobody knew what exactly transpired
between the women, an eyewitnesses said there was an argument between
the two female officers, who were both in their uniforms, which later
resulted to an outburst.
Meanwhile, soldiers descended on this reporter, beat him up, tore his
clothes and seized his phone as he tried to talk to the fighters and
snap pictures of the incident.
He dashed across the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, but the military men went
after him, hitting him all over his body, until a courageous
motorcyclist sped off with him.