Arise Television crew has been attacked by suspected political thugs while covering the ongoing governorship and House of Assembly elections in the Elegushi Palace area of Lagos State.
Broadcast journalist, Oseni Rufai, revealed this via his verified Twitter handle on Saturday, the cameras and drone used for coverage were seized and a correspondent brutalised.
“Arise crew attacked in Elegushi. People issue threats and no one is arrested but the Arise TV crew was attacked and arrested in Ikate,” he tweeted.
“The cameraman suffered facial injuries while drones and equipment have been seized,” Arise TV also stated in news published on its website.
Details of those who attacked the crew were still sketchy as of press time.