Police Patrol Van Crushes Policeman To Death While Chasing Suspected Yahoo Boy

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Justina Otio

A Police Patrol Van belonging to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) unit of the Ekiti State Police Command has killed a policeman, Supol Ayeni, while chasing a suspected yahoo boys.

The tragic incident occurred on Tuesday December 28 along Federal Polytechnic, Ado/Ijan Road.

SaharaReporters learnt that the security operatives were chasing a suspected fraudster when they hit their college who was on a motorcycle. The deceased died on the spot.

A colleague of the late Ayeni who confirmed the incident told the publication that the police who was attached to Odo Ado police station came to the area to eat.

He said: “He actually came home to eat, his wife has a shop around Aba Ebira in the polytechnic community. There is this bad spot along the road, beside the silo, so the deceased came to his wife’s shop up eat, he came with one of his friends motorcycle. He was working at Odo Ado which is not that far from here.

“The RRS operatives were in two hilux vehicles chasing a Benz. I don’t know where they were chasing the guys from, as they were about to overtake the Benz, the deceased who is popularly known as Baba Ada was coming from the other side and one of the vehicles hit him. He died immediately.”

He also revealed that the RRS operatives involved have been detained at the state Headquarters.

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Justina Otio