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October 1: DSS allegedly attacks, beats, arrests Revolution Now movement protesters in Osun

OSUN, Nigeria – The peaceful protesters of Coalition of Revolution (CORE) movement have decried the brutality they suffered in the hands of operatives of the Department of Security Service (DSS) in Osun State.

The protesters who gathered at the popular Olaiya in Osogbo on Thursday to protest the state of the nation were dispersed, arrested and brutalized by the DSS.

The DSS operatives were accused of beating and arresting 11 members of the group during the protest. The arrested members were later released.

One of the protesters who was arrested said that they were pushed out by the DSS’ vehicles as the operatives took two of their phones, money and other equipment.

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