Armed police officers in Nigeria dragged away a man from outside a court after he testified that he had been tortured into making a statement. Oni Adeyemi was to be the star witness in the trial of a local politician accused of killing a colleague. But in the witness box Adeyemi said the police had beaten him until he agreed to testify their suspect was guilty. Dozens of police swooped on Adeyemi outside the court and shot in the air to scatter people gathered outside. The witness has not been seen since. (BBC)

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