Policemen beat youth unconscious in Imo

There was panic in Anara , Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State , on Monday , as policemen attached to the Anara Police Division beat a young man of around 25 unconscious. The policemen had gone for random arrest in the evening at the St . Innocent ’s junction in Anara and started beating the young man when he tried to inquire why he was being arrested . Our correspondent learnt that while the policemen were holding and beating the victim , other youths in the area fled out of fear . Members of the community , on Tuesday , beseeched the Anara Police Division in protest . They demanded the prosecution of the policemen , who beat their son to a state of unconsciousness . Displaying placards with various inscriptions , the protesters decried the high level of police brutality , extortion and wickedness in the community . One of the youth leaders in the community , Marcel Onuoha, said the victim had been rushed to a hospital in Owerri after he was rejected by the one he was initially taken to. Onuoha, who expressed fear on the health condition of the victim , said the community was currently boiling . He called on the Inspector - General of Police and

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