A 21-year-old student, Tosin Thomas (f), was allegedly killed in Ibadan, by an operative of the Oyo State Security Network, popularly called Amotekun, Wednesday evening.
Oyo state Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi, confirmed this in a statement in Ibadan on Thursday morning.
It was gathered that the deceased, a young lady was going home when two “Yahoo boys” were arguing over their girlfriend. One of them reportedly invited Amotekun to put the situation under control.
As gathered, one of the operatives of Amotekun mistakingly shot Tosin Thomas while trying to settle the rift. She was rushed to the university teaching hospital where she later died on Thursday morning.
Following the development, the victim’s elder brother brought the remains of the 21-year-old Tosin Thomas to the spot where she was killed to demand justice.
An eyewitness told newsmen,that the incident created tension in the community, making shop owners close their businesses for the day.
This incident makes it the fifth of allegations of innocent killings levelled against the Amotekun since it started operating in the state.