Fifteen months after being arrested and wrongly detained for taking part in the #EndSARS protest, Peter John, regained freedom.
John, who hails from Borno State, told The PUNCH that he is 23 years old.
According to John, he was arrested on October 23, 2020 on his way to work but set free 15 months after his arrest.
“I had a horrible expereince in prison. I was arrested for what I didn’t do. I was not arrested at any riot venue. I was arrested days after the riot on my way to work at Lekki new market,” he told our correspondent while sharing his ordeal in prison.
The young man said he thought that he was going to die in prison because of hunger and beating from “senior” prisoners.
While emphasing that he suffered for an offence he knew nothing about, the 23-year-old said, “They arrested me at Lekki Phase I. I was arrested because of the #EndSARS protest that I never took part in.