OYO, Nigeria – One of the youths protesting against brutalities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), an arm of the Nigeria Police Force, has been shot in Ogbomoso town in Oyo State.
OgeneAfrican learnt that irate youths on Saturday stormed major streets in the town to demand the proscription of SARS.
Our correspondent learnt that the victim who was shot in the leg was shot when the protesters reached Owode Police station in Ogbomoso.
It was gathered that the man was shot when the police men at the station were trying to ensure that the station was not being attacked by the angry protesters.
A source revealed that the protesters were later dispersed by the rain.
He added that the victim has been rushed to an undisclosed hospital in the town.
The State Police Command yet to respond the incident.