Ten supporters of the African Action Congress (AAC) have been arrested for embarking on a peaceful protest to demand the release of six party members that were arrested for pasting campaign posters of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the AAC, Saharareporters reports.
The protesters demonstrated at the entrance of the Area F Police Station in Lagos on Monday, shortly after, the Police fired teargas multiple times at the protesters.
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One of the protesters, Okoh-Oboh Omotese Annabelle, was also shot in the leg
Six members of the AAC were arrested for pasting posters at 2:30am on Sunday morning.
While waiting for the earlier arrested members of the movement to be charged to court, the Police arrested members who are currently behind bars.
Annabelle Oko-Oboh, who was shot in the leg, is yet to receive medical treatment.