Twitter User Narrates Her Encounter With SARS Operatives 10Years Ago In Lagos

  Twitter user @Khemie200 has narrated her ugly experience with the so called SARS in 2010. 

  According to Khemie, the incident occurred few days to her graduation from the University as a Medical student. 

While waiting for a cab at Ogunlana, she was arrested by the SARS operatives alongside a boy. While been forced into the vehicle, was labelled a "Yahoo boy girlfriend"(Girlfriend of an online fraudster), she was scared, complained and screamed that she was not such but was beaten instead. 

  Along Ojuelegba, was thrown out of the fast moving bus of theirs. She is happy that she didn't get shot nor killed. 

The lady supports the #EndSARS protest in order to curb their menace. 

  Here is her narration...... 

“Finally summoned courage to share my SARS story: One day back in 2010, SARS picked me up in front of Luth while I was waiting for a cab. I just graduated from Uni and it was a few days to induction(graduation). I came to LUTH to sort out my induction gown.

We lived off ogunlana drive back then. My dad called me that he wanted to come pick me up cos he was feeling a certain kind of way about my safety and I was like “daddy luth to ogunlana is a stone throw, I’m a big girl now, let me take a cab .. see you soon, love you!” As soon as we hung up, my phone battery died…..

While waiting for the cab in front of luth, these SARS guys came with their bus. They picked me up along with some other guys and threw me into their bus. They immediately started saying “Na yahoo yahoo boy girlfriend see her face, she’s one of them”.

I was in shock. Gun pointed at me. I started crying , “sir I’m not a yahoo boy’s girlfriend, I’m a Doctor I just graduated i came for my gown” I was screaming and crying. They asked for my phone, the battery was dead and they asked me why I put it off…they said I was hiding something. Unfortunately I had no ID on me but I had the receipt for the gown which I showed them…. The receipt of the graduation gown I showed them made absolutely no difference.

Two of them started using the bottom of their guns to hit me, I was screaming and crying. Some of the other guys in the bus were also being dealt with but I think it’s my screams and cries that irritated them so much that they started beating me.

When we got to ojuelegba, they threw me out of the fast moving bus. I had nothing on me, I walked from Ojuelegba to Ogunlana, crying and wailing.

I was just glad they dropped me, I was happy they didn’t shoot me or take me somewhere to harm me. I was one of the lucky ones. …. by the way this event happened around 2pm in the afternoon…

I still remember the beating!!! Hurt like hell.. I was just in my early 20s. I still have PTSD from the events of that day. It was a few days to my induction after 6years in school and these guys could have just ended my life for absolutely no reason.

It’s sad. It was then I understood why my father always prayed for each one of us every morning before going out. It was then I understood why my dad dropped and picked me up everyday from school everyday till I graduated from Uni.

The man was always scared of so many uncertainties. All I thought then was he was being over protective….. we need to #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality #EndSWAT #EndSarsNow #sorosoke

I’ve tried everyday of my life to suppress this memory like it never happened. That’s why it’s taken so long to share my story….

Reading people’s stories now, I realized. I was very lucky. I had bruises but not gunshot wound… now I don’t want my children going through this.”

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