SARS officials have allegedly shot two petty traders in Abeokuta, Ogun state while pursuing suspected yahoo boys.
Today, February 20, 2020, SARS officials allegedly fired gunshots which hit two petty traders who were carrying out their trade in their shop at the Olomore Market.
According to reports, operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force ran into the market while engaging an internet fraudster also known as Yahoo boy, in a hot chase when they opened fire in the market.
The stray bullets hit two traders who were pepper sellers. One was reportedly shot in the head and the other was shot in the leg.
The traders are currently being treated in a nearby hospital and others who sell in the market took to the street to protest against the incident caused by SARS.