Tiyamiyu Kazeem was Assistant Captain and Defender of Remo Stars Soccer membership till his dying on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Picture: Remo Stars Twitter Account
The Ogun State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the dying of the Assistant Captain and Defender of Remo Stars Soccer membership, Tiyamiyu Kazeem and ordered the arrest of one in every of its personal concerned within the soccer participant’s demise.
In line with the police, Kazeem was knocked down by a automobile whereas making an attempt to cross the expressway with a purpose to evade arrest.
Nonetheless, the membership, quoting an eyewitness, mentioned males of the police’s Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) had “pushed” Kazeem out a transferring automobile, resulting in his dying.
Remo Stars FC Participant confronted Premature Dying within the Palms of SARS Officers
Remo Stars Soccer Membership (RSFC) Assistant Captain and Defender, Tiyamu Kazeem (Kaka) has been killed by a policeman from the Particular Anti Theft Squad (SARS) from the Ogun State Command.
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In line with Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, Kazeem’s arrest was ordered after he was suspected to be sporting a army outfit.
“A Police Inspector hooked up to Zonal Intervention Squad Obada-Oko in Abeokuta mentioned to have acquired details about the deceased that he at all times placed on army attire figuring out totally effectively that he’s not a army personnel.
“Primarily based on the data, the Inspector went to Shagamu and noticed the deceased placing on a army cap consequent upon which he obtained him arrested.
“On the way in which to Abeokuta, the automobile they have been touring with developed a mechanical fault and whereas the officer was making an attempt to rectify the fault, the arrested individual jumped down from the automobile to flee.
“In his bid to run throughout the highway, an oncoming automobile which is on excessive velocity knocked him down and he died on the spot.”
“In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Police Command, has ordered the speedy arrest of the officer for his unprofessional act of leaving an arrested individual alone within the automobile.
“A full-scale investigation into the case has commenced by the State Prison Investigation and Intelligence Division.”
The eyewitness account quoted by the Membership, nevertheless, contradicted with the Police’s.
In line with the account, which was posted on the Membership’s Twitter account, “The SARS officer stopped Tiyamiyu Kazeem insisting that he was a Yahoo Boy, he introduced out his identification (ID) card to determine himself as a participant of Remo Stars FC however the officer insisted on taking him to the closest police station in Sagamu.
“Tiyamiyu and Sanni obliged, adopted the SARS officers, just for them to note that they have been driving in the direction of Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway, then the fellows questioned to know have been the SARS officers have been taking them to, however this prompted them to cease the automobile and push him (Tiyamiyu) out of the automobile, whereby an unknowing automobile knocked him down.”
In line with the Membership, Kazeem was instantly rushed to Fakoya Hospital in Sagamu, the place he was confirmed useless.