Police patrol van chasing ‘Yahoo Boys’ crushes policeman to death in Ekiti

A policeman, Supol Ayeni has been crushed to death by a patrol van belonging to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) unit of the Ekiti State Police Command along Federal Polytechnic, Ado/Ijan Road on Tuesday evening, December 28.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from SaharaReporters reports that the RRS operatives were allegedly chasing suspected fraudsters, otherwise known as Yahoo boys when they hit their colleague who was on a motorcycle. Supol Ayeni who was attached to Odo Ado police state died on the spot.

“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 friends motorcycle. He was working at Odo Ado which is not that far from here.

A colleague of the deceased confirmed the incident. He added that the RRS operatives involved 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.”

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