Police Patrol Van Crushes Officer To Death While Chasing Suspected Yahoo Boy In Ekiti

December 29, 2021
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A policeman identified as Supol Ayeni has been crushed to death by a police patrol van belonging to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) unit of the Ekiti State Police Command.

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

According to SaharaReporters, the RRS operatives were chasing a suspected internet fraudster, popularly known as Yahoo Boy, when they hit their college who was on a motorcycle along Federal Polytechnic, Ado/Ijan Road.

A colleague of the late Ayeni who confirmed the incident said that the tragedy occurred on Tuesday when 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.

KanyiDaily had also reported how a young man died after he was allegedly shot by a trigger-happy police officer who wrongly labeled him a yahoo boy in Ogun State.

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