Three photojournalists with PUNCH, Leadership and Sun newspapers were, on Wednesday, assaulted by an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps stationed at the headquarters of the National Identity Management Commission in Abuja.

A camera belonging to a PUNCH photojournalist, Olatunji Obasa, was destroyed by the rampaging officer, who angrily charged at the journalists, while they were carrying out their duties.

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Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: FCT- Abuja
Victim: Mr. Olu Aremo,Mr. Olatunji Obasa and Mr. Mudashiru Atanda
Affiliation: The Punch, The Leadership and The Sun Newspapers
Assailant: Officers of NSCDC and DSS