An angry mob set a police vehicle on fire on Wednesday in Warri, the Delta State capital.
The action followed the killing of a mother and infant by some officers who were reportedly giving suspected fraudsters a hot chase
The incident occurred at the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Junction.
The fleeing operatives were chasing suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ when they hit a mother and her child.
The victims died on the spot. Photos of the gory sight began making the rounds on social media not long after.
Residents of the area have warned the police authority to apprehend the personnel.
Watch the graphic video belows:
@AishaYesufu @SavvyRinu @YeleSowore some police officers just killed a young boy suspecting to be a yahoo boy along PTI road in Warri this afternoon…indeed Nigeria is a zoo. pic.twitter.com/q2IrDOOtVd
— WILLIES LOGISTIC HUB (@fredautohub) January 20, 2021