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Police nab assailants of Nigerian-based TikToker Olivia

By Guardian Exclusive
06 October 2021   |   6:55 am
These are the confraternity members allegedly behind the recent assault and dehumanisation of Olivia, a Nigerian-based TikToker. They will soon be charged to court. WARNING: This video contains graphic scenes.

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