A policeman identified as Supol Ayeni was run over to death by a patrol van belonging to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) unit of Ekiti State Police Command.
The incident occurred Tuesday evening along Federal Polytechnic, Ado / Ijan Road.
RRS members who drove recklessly were chasing suspected fraudsters, also known as Yahoo Boys, when they bumped into their colleague who was riding a motorcycle.
We learned that Supol Ayeni, who was attached to the Odo Ado police state, died instantly.
“In fact, he came home to eat, his wife has a store around Aba Ebira in the polytechnic community. There is this bad place along the road, next to the silo, so the deceased came to eat with his wife in the store, he came with one of his motorcycle friends. He worked at Odo Ado which is not that far from here.
“The RRS agents 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 there ‘has hitten. He died immediately, ”a source said
A colleague of the deceased confirmed the incident. He added that the RRS members involved have been identified and detained at state headquarters.