In UK Metropolitan Policemen issue statement over assaulted Nigerian man at train station

After being assaulted by UK police at St Pancras train station, Nigeria man finally released on bail.

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Nigerian man being assaulted by UK police

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The video of an unnamed Nigerian man being assaulted by a group of London Metropolitan Policemen as they tried to arrest him  at a train station went viral on social media yesterday (11, March 2016) and it aroused all sort of comments.

Watch the video here:


However, news sources says the UK Police have issued a statement over the video that went viral.

 A spokesman for British transport police said:

“We have been made aware of a video on Facebook showing BTP officers detaining a man at St Pancras station on Tuesday, March 8. Officers attended the station following reports from staff of fare evasion, and a man, aged 40 and from Thamesmead, London was subsequently arrested on suspicion of fare evasion and two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH).”

Meanwhile, from the video, it shows that the Nigerian man kept insisting that he was not a criminal and needed to know his offence and  asked why he was being maltreated.

He asks the law enforcement officers repeatedly saying, "Why are you treating me this way? I am not a criminal"

The man has since been released on bail.

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