Crime and Metro

Ogun State Security Outfit Operatives Kill 17-year-old Female Student, One Other While Chasing ‘Yahoo Boys’

Security operatives attached to the Ogun State special outfit, OP MESA, have shot dead a female student identified as Sadiat and a yet-to-be-identified person.
The victims were allegedly shot dead by the operatives who were chasing suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as “yahoo boys” on Thursday.

The slain student, a 17-year-old student of Unity High School, Ago Ika, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was leaving the school after writing an examination when the incident happened.
Sadiat, the only daughter of her mother, was pronounced “dead on arrival” at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi Aba, Abeokuta, where she was rushed to for treatment.

“A group of security operatives chasing some suspected yahoo boys started shooting at innocent people. It happened here at Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, a young girl who is the only daughter of her mother and a guy were shot by the security operatives. They were rushed to the FMC hospital but unfortunately the two of them died,” a resident told news direct.

The Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, but added that he was not aware of the death of anybody.

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