Police on Motorcycle crushed to death by one of two RRS patrol vans chasing suspected Internet Fraudsters aka Yahoo Boys.
The RRS operatives were trying to overtake a Mercedes which the allege Yahoo Boys were driving, before hitting their colleague.
The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives involved in the incident have been identified and detained at the state headquarters.
A policeman on motorcycle, named Supol Ayeni, has been crushed to death by one of two speeding Rapid Response Squad (RRS) patrol vans chasing suspected Internet Fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys.
According to reports, the deceased officer met his untimely death on Tuesday December 28, along Federal Polytechnic, Ado/Ijan Road.
The RRS operatives from Ekiti State Police Command were reportedly trying to overtake a Mercedes-Benz which the allege Yahoo Boys were driving before hitting their colleague.
“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 to eat, he came with one of his friend’s 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,” a source said.
A colleague of the deceased officer who confirmed the incident said the Rapid Response Squad (RRS operatives in the incident have been identified and detained at the state headquarters.
“Yes, Supol Ayeni is dead, He was hit by RRS van. I’m still confused my brother, this was someone I saw earlier today.”