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3 Policemen chasing hoodlums drown in Oyo

It was a sad day for the Oyo State Command of the Nigerian Police Force, after it lost three of it's officers while chasing a hoodlum in Oyo town.

The late three constables, were said to have drowned in a bridge washed away by flood on Balogun Street in Oyo town, after one of the hoodlums being chased, reportedly jumped into the water and the Policemen jumped after him.

According to punchng, the Policemen, who were attached to Oyo Atiba Police Division, were passing through Balogun Street in Oyo town, an area known to be notorious for hooliganism, when they saw some hoodlums smoking weed in the area. The Policemen then parked their van and four of them started running after the hoodlums.

They were not lucky, as they were swallowed up by the mud. It was later that a bulldozer was used to bring their corpses out, reports shows.

Olugbenga Fadeyi, the state PPRO, ,while confirming the incident, added that four suspects had been arrested by the Police over the incident.

Fadeyi said that, the Policemen who were on a raid, went to a criminal hideout in the area, one the hoodlums then jumped and entered a canal. The Policemen followed them, but unfortunately could not navigate their way out, he added.

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Balogun Street Nigerian Police Force Olugbenga Fadeyi Oyo Oyo State Command

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