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Protest In Osogbo As Task Force Chase Suspected ‘Yahoo Boy’ To His Death

Youths in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, took to the streets on Tuesday, in protest after a suspected internet fraudster was chased to his death by Joint Task Force (JTF) in the state.

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It was gathered that a vehicle belonging to the JTF had chased a Toyota Corolla car with four occupants along East bypass in, Osogbo, which led to an accident around 5.10pm in the evening.

One of the passengers was said to have died on the spot, while others sustained serious injury.

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According to The PUNCH, the driver of the vehicle, while trying to escape from the JTF, veered off the road and hit an electric pole.

The incident angered the youths, who attacked people in some parts of the town during the protest.

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The protesters dumped a corpse believed to be that of the deceased in front of Osun Government House in Oke Fia, and vandalised a motorcycle.

They also reportedly targeted security operatives, and attacked bystanders around Oke Fia, Alekuwodo, and Ilobu road.

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A vehicle belonging to the JTF was also allegedly vandalised around Alekuwodo area by the protesters, while traffic wardens met on duty were beaten up.

 

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