Okada Riders And Police Clash In Ibadan, One Dead, Many Injured (Graphic Photos)

A man was feared killed when police and commercial motorcyclists clashed in the Yemetu area of Ibadan , Oyo State, on Tuesday. It was learnt that the victim, who was said to be a commercial motorcyclist, was shot by a policeman after he refused to part with money demanded from him by the cop.

It was reported that after the commercial motorcyclist was shot, his colleagues decided to avenge his death.

It was gathered that the commercial motorcyclists were joined by hoodlums in the area, adding that they attempted to burn a police station in Yemetu.

The police confirmed that seven persons, believed to have been involved in the crisis that rocked areas like Yemetu, Beere, Dandaru, Oje and other parts of the city, have been arrested.

An eyewitness said the okada riders, who felt cheated by the policeman, stormed the Yemetu Police Station where they believed the policemen came from with dangerous weapons.




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