A moderately aged man, Temitope Akinlemibola, reputed to be a ‘yahoo kid’ said to have been sought after by the police that prompted demise of a lady and youngster along the Dsc freeway by Pti intersection, has explained that he was he was not being pursued by the police at whenever before the mishap.
Tossing more lights on the occurrence that occured on early afternoon of Wednesday, January 20, 2020, Temitope portrayed that he was a scene of the mishap and perceived how the Commercial tricycle, prevalently known as ‘Keke rider” endeavored to over take a tipper additionally on speed when the mishap happened.
He clarified that it was during the rush that followed the mishap that another keke rider hitting his vehicle from behind making him let completely go and trying to dodge further mishap, he held his brake unexpectedly, causing his girl at the front seat with the spouse leaping out of the vehicle.
As indicated by him; “I was not being sought after by anyone, I was headed to the medical clinic with my significant other and girl at about house 12 (noontime). On the interstate, a police watch group with another hilux, waved us down, we stopped off the street and after a couple of inquiries, we were approached to go”.
“I had left the police designated spot for more than 8 to 10 minutes and as I was tied in with arranging a bowing by the Pti Junction to re-visitation of the opposite roadside, I was taken as much time as is needed in light of the fact that its a bustling street and it was there and afterward, I saw the Keke man attempting to over take a tipper that was on speed as well.
“I don’t have the foggiest idea what befallen the tipper at that point however I saw when it powerfully hit the Keke and the effect lost the Keke the street, making ths travelers leaping out to various headings prompting the setbacks recorded.”
“Because of charge of the mishap, another Keke man that was attempting to evade the mishap, hit my vehicle from behind that put forth me let completely go and trying to recover myself, I coordinated on my brake suddenly, making my girl to fly out of the vehicle and my significant other needed to quickly pursue her”.
Proceeding, Temitope said; “I came directly to the Eburumede police headquarters myself to hold up the grumbling and the cops needed to portable a group to the scene, it was later I begun hearing that there was a horde assault on the police group in light of the fact that the mishap was brought about by them as they were pursuing a yahoo kid”.
In the interim, the Delta State Police Command has denied asserted inclusion in the occurrence prompting the demise of lady and her girl who were allegedly squashed to death at the PTI Junction in Effurun, Uvwie Council region of the state.
Some security agents claimed to be police officers or agents of the recently framed Operation Delta Hawk (OPDH) were denounced to have squashed the lady and her infant to death when the work force were affirmed to be seeking after presumed hurray young men.
In a proclamation on Wednesday endorsed by the order’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, said reports connecting the police with the grievous episode were bogus and unwarranted.
Onovwakpoyeya likewise excused cases connecting work force of the Operation Delta Hawk and officials of the Ebrumede watch group in the passing of the people in question.
As per her, “The Delta State Police Command wish to set the records on the right track in regard of the terrible occurrence that happened today being 20/1/2021 at about 13:40hrs along PTI Express Way in Effurun, Uvwie LGA of Delta State where a various deadly engine/tricycle mishap happened.
“The mishap included a Mercedes Tipper with Reg. No. WWR 425 ZR stacked with stone, a Toyota Camry vehicle with Reg. No. AKD 403 FM and a Tricycle Reg. No yet obscure all moving a similar way and Police vehicle was rarely included. Two travelers passed on by the Tricycle a lady and an infant young lady kicked the bucket on the spot and different travelers were harmed.
The Delta State Police Command profoundly feels for the groups of the expired and the harmed people and similarly glares at the uncalled for treatment dispensed to Police officials who went to protect the casualties by individuals from general society, they went the extent that consuming the Police watch vehicle that came for the salvage activity. The Perpetrators of this devious demonstration will be brought to book.
“The Command additionally wishes to illuminate the overall population that neither Operation Delta Hawk nor Ebrumede watch vehicle was included as estimated before.”