Viral Video; Police arrest man who recorded SARS encounter that went viral

Police detectives from the Delta State Police Command, have apprehended the man who recorded last Saturday’s viral video alleging the killing of a young man by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Ughelli, Ughelli North local government area of the Delta state.

The videographer identified as Prince Nicholas Makolomi, was arrested on Monday at an undisclosed location in Ughelli by detectives who trailed him to his Ughelli residence where he was picked up.

The suspect who appeared confused narrated what happened on Saturday to newsmen.

He said, “the boy (Joshua Ambrose) was arrested on that Saturday, he was kept at the passenger’s side of the car behind the front seat.”

“While we were driving in our car behind the Police vehicle and that of the boy, suddenly the boy jumped from the car and fell on the roadside after which we chased after the Police car while making the video.”

Nicholas who claims to be a music director, also denied being the brain behind other videos showing Policemen shooting at unarmed civilians in false representation of the Ughelli incident.

A senior security source from the state police command, Asaba said the suspect has been transferred to the Department of Criminal Investigation Department for investigation.

The source who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: “The suspect will be charged to court on allegations of inciting violence, false information and other criminal charges in relation to the cyber criminal laws.”

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