A Twitter user, Ichie Teejay, who shared a video of the incident, said the SARS officials allegedly shot the young man, left him for dead, and escaped with his vehicle – a white Lexus Sport Utility Vehicle.
He wrote: “SARS just shot a young boy dead at Ughelli, Delta State, as we speak in front of Wetland hotels. They left him for dead on the roadside and drove away with the deceased Lexus jeep.”
The indicent which happened on Saturday evening have sparked an outrage on the social media, with many Nigerians condemning the police action and calling for urgent reform using the popular hashtag “EndSARS“.
Watch the videos below;
SARS just shot a young boy dead at Ughelli, Delta state as we speak. In front of Wetland hotels. They left him for dead on the road side and drove away with the deceased Lexus jeep. pic.twitter.com/sokSEfSSke
— Ichie Teejay (@Teejays_Empire) October 3, 2020