Popular Nigerian comic, Abisi Emmanuel, popularly called Nasty Blaq, has accused officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) of bodily attack and maltreatment.
The Instagram skit maker disclosed this in a long thread found out on his Twitter page, following the arrest of his colleague who changed into additionally bodily assaulted earlier than his arrest.
according to Blaq, one of the officers of the anti-drug agency brutalized him and threatened to shoot him along with his private assistant who became with him.
“it’s far with deep unhappiness I percentage my experience right here on social media however i hope this receives visible by every body.
“the previous day, at the same time as i used to be on my manner to a visit at (area), i was accosted by way of men who claimed to be from the NDLEA. i used to be requested to dismount from my vehicle, boost my fingers and discover myself. In my bid to avoid an escalation, I complied.
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“however, i used to be right now slapped from in the back of via another individual. I protested this maltreatment and was joined by using my PA. right now, the guys from the NDLEA started to brutally attack me and my PA.
“one of the guys from NDLEA cocked his rifle and shouting, advised me he might now not hesitate to shoot me dead. In his phrases, he said he had no cause to keep returned despite the fact that he knew i used to be a public figure.
“On further inquiry, i found out the NDLEA become accomplishing a raid on the property i was visiting and that this equal brutal treatment changed into meted out to numerous different individuals that identical night.
“This kind of lawlessness is the identical state of affairs that for years Nigerians have treated on the palms of men in uniform and now, after all of the clamor, it looks like the brand new hazard to the protection of Nigerians is the NDLEA. i’m a sufferer and i can no longer maintain silent,” he introduced.
but, Blaq has vowed to make formal lawsuits to the Nigerian Police concerning the problem and ensure that the culprits are delivered to e book.
“i’m within the method of making formal proceedings to the Nigerian Police and the NDLEA. i have demanded an investigation into the matter and could pursue every criminal avenue to make certain that the people accountable are introduced to e-book,” he wrote.
this is coming hours after officials of the national Drug Enforcement agency burst into popular skit maker, De widespread’s residence, and arrested him, on Tuesday night.
De General, who went live on his reliable Instagram web page all through the visit, could be seen being overwhelmed by using the officers as he recorded the arrest.
A female professional of the company can be heard, telling the comedian that he does no longer have the proper to record them in spite of his calls for him to be allowed to express his essential human rights.
In 2020, Nasty Blaq won “comedian of the Year” and did not disguise his pleasure shared the news on his Instagram page with a photo of the award.