Suspected hoodlums in Abayomi area of Iwo road in Ibadan, Oyo state, have been burnt two policemen alive.
A witness disclosed that the youth chased the policemen from the New Gbagi market area, alleging that the police van had hit a commercial motorcyclist.
“The youth chased the three policemen in their van from Gbagi to Abayomi area of Iwo road, dragged them from the vehicle and beat them up. One of them escaped but the other two were eventually burnt by the youths with their van,” he said.
Another witness said the youths caught up with the policemen when they could not drive further because of a barricade formed by #EndSARS protesters.
When contacted, Joe Enwonwu, the state commissioner of police, said that he was in a security meeting and would only talk around 8pm.
Gbenga Fadeyi, the state police public relations officer, did not respond to calls when contacted about the incident.