Protest in Benin has gone awry as thugs attack protesters resulting in a bloody encounter.
According to report, at least, one person has been reported dead.
Reactions, in the last few hours, have flooded the social media in criticism of the attack on peaceful protest, as Nigerians call on the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, for intervention.
Reacting to the situation, Amnesty International says, “We are currently receiving disturbing reports of attacks on #EndSARS protesters around Ring Road and other parts of #Benin city. The attackers brandishing cutlasses and guns have severely injured many protesters.
While several others were injured, a protester, whose name remains unidentified as at the time of the report, was killed.
The protesters, however, remain insuppressible in their bid to put an end to police brutality amidst other demands.