Sultry singing songstress Simi has revealed how a police officer once pulled a gun at her and her friends over a simple excuse.
According to Simi, the incident played out recently when a police officer pulled a gun at her and her friends while they were in a car returning from an event simply because one of them laughed.
The singer who was reacting to the increased complaint about police brutality in an interview said; “The last one was pretty dramatic and emotionally traumatic,” the singer said.
“This is why it is important for everyone to know their rights. “I have had several human right infringements. Not too long ago, I had a situation with the police force who pointed a gun at me and my friends for simply laughing and it wasn’t a pretty picture,” she added.
Simi’s comments comes weeks after Afrobeat singer Femi Kuti called for the immediate reform of the Nigeria Police Force over the rising cases of the shooting innocent Nigerians by men of the force.
Femi also staged a peaceful protest at the New Afrika Shrine in reaction to the recent fatal shooting of Kolade Johnson by an overzealous police officer.
During the protests, Femi called for the immediate reform of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) stating that the police are meant to defend and not to kill Nigerians.
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