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Police Fires Teargas At Protesters In Abuja, Soldiers Take Over Streets

Operatives of the Nigerian Police have fired teargas at End SARS protesters in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.

The policemen intercepted the protesters at the John Kennedy Street as they attempt to march through the back gate of the Presidential Villa, Daily Post reports.

The protesters, mostly the youths, are demanding a total scrapping of the Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS; an end to police brutality; reformation of the police; and an end to extra-judicial killings.

The police officers, in an attempt to disperse the protesters gathered at Power House in Asokoro, fired teargas.

Soldiers had earlier taken over major streets and strategic points in the FCT.

The police have also stationed its personnel in front of CBN headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons ready.

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