Suleiman Osasuji, an Abuja-based sports journalist with All Sports newspapers was on October 14 battered by a team of overzealous policemen at the Abuja Stadium, venue of the All Africa Games (COJA 2003) where he was on assignment. The policemen unleashed a barrage of assaults on him beating him with their hands, whips, and the butt of their guns. No reason was given for the attack which was led by one Adebi Kayomi. Mr. Osuasuji was working as media officer with the organisaers of COJA2003. 

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: FCT- Abuja
Victim: Suleiman Osasuji,
Affiliation: Policemen Assault Sports Journalist
Assailant: policemen