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Youth, police clash in Lagos over “innocent Yahoo boys”

Officers of the Nigeria Police have reportedly come under attack Isheri Olowora, around Berger axis of Lagos State.

Officers from Awosika Police Station reportedly arrested youth in the area for allegedly engaging in internet fraud (being “Yahoo boys”).

Witnesses told CoreTV News police officers randomly picked “boys” from the streets and tagged them “Yahoo boys”.

Angry youth then stormed the police station in retaliation against the police whom they accused of showing no evidence of crime.

They reportedly accused the police of arresting the young men to extort money from their family and friends.

A video posted online showed chaotic scenes as irate youth stormed the police station demanding the unconditional release of the suspected “Yahoo boys”.

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CoreTV News
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