Yesterday afternoon in Kwara State, a police officer was thoroughly beaten after he and his colleagues allegedly shot a driver after he refused to pay the money they were demanding from him.
Eye-witness stories indicates that the police officers had approached the driver who was delivering some telecom equipment along Patigi, in Kwara.
They demanded for money but the driver refused to comply.
An argument ensued and it went out of hand resulting in one of the police officers shooting the driver in the arm.
Amob of angry people descended on those police officers but they all managed to escape, except one. He was made to pay for the sins of all the others that ran away.