Lagos - A police officer, identified as Dada Ogunsanya has been accused of inflicting severe pains on a 29-year-old photographer, Ejeh Smith, and his wife, Grace, Punch reports.
The couple were said to be in a taxi en route their residence at Parkview Estate in Lagos when the police officer who was among a seven-man team, patrolling the area around 10pm stopped their cab, demanding that the boot of the car be opened for a check.
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The driver of the cab said he was about opening his boot when the policeman flashed his torchlight on the couple, a move the wife protested about.
In the ensuing argument, the police allegedly slapped the husband with ringed hand, inflicting a severe tear on his face, hit him butt of his gun and also dragged the wife on the road.
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- News 24