#EndSARS UPDATE: Benin protesters burn down police station, kill officer, break into prison, free prisoners

The #EndSars protests in Benin City, Edo State capital has turned violent.

Information available to Jungle Journalist Media Ltd is that all the prisoners at Benin prison have fled the prison perimeters after protesters attacked the prison along Sapele Road.

Two videos intercepted by our correspondent on the social media shows prisoners on the high fence, tearing off the wires and jumping down to freedom.

Protesters were also seen outside on the highway, chanting and raising palm leafs.

In a similar development, the Idogbo Police Station opposite Ikpoba Okha local government headquarters in the city has also been attacked by another set of protesters. The protesters, according to eye witnesses stormed the station and chased away all officers on duty. They then lit up the station, along with all vehicles parked there.

Yesterday, protesters knocked down a police officer at Aduwawa with their vehicle, killing him instantly.

The new development may not be unconnected with the killing of four protesters, and injuring of several others by a driver on Saturday evening.

On Thursday, hoodlums had also shot and killed a protester in the city, while trying to disrupt the protests.

The governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki had condemned the killing, and given security operatives 24 hours to fish it the killers.

Stay with Jungle Journalist Media Ltd for more updates.


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