Tuk Tuk operator caught on camera beating up police officers has finally explained why he attacked the officers.
In an anonymous interview with the Standard, the Tuk tuk driver said that he was only defending himself from the officers who had attacked him first.
According to the him, the police officers smashed his side mirrors and his windscreen before attempting to beat him up.
He claims that he demanded to know why the police officers had wrecked his car but none of them answered.
“I got annoyed and demanded to be given answers, as they tried to intimidate me, saying there was nothing I could do to them,” the driver said.
The driver went ahead to explain that the police officers were only interested in bribe money as he had seen them collect from other drivers who were ahead of him.
He claims that he was only defending himself and his dignity as he is the bread winner of the family and he could not just stand as his source of income was being destroyed.
The video caused an uproar online as netizens called for citizens to respect and stop attacking police officers.
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