Guardian Reporter, Ujunwa Atueyi was assaulted by officials of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Forces Unit for taking pictures of ill-treatment and brutality meted out to an unidentified citizen during an early morning raid by officials of the Lagos Task Force Team.
The Guardian reporter, despite identifying herself as a journalist and carrying out her duties was harassed and compelled to delete the photographs. The leader of the team offered after the incident.
Date of Occurrence
Officials of the Lagos Task Force on Environmental and Special Forces Unit
The legal foundation of this incident rests on Sections 22 which clearly stipulates the obligation of the mass media and Section 39 which provided in the 1999 constitution