Ebonyi State University Student Tragically Loses Life in Road Accident During Police Pursuit
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
In the unfortunate incident reported on December 2, 2023, the Ebonyi State Police Command provided details of a 300-level student, Ayogu Evans, who tragically lost his life in a road crash while allegedly being chased by police officers.
The police stated that Evans sped off during a routine stop-and-search, leading to a pursuit that ended in a fatal accident on Oriuzor Road. The police insist they did not abandon the scene but conveyed Evans to the hospital after citizens’ intervention.
The Commissioner of Police assured a thorough investigation into the matter and emphasized citizens’ support while promising disciplinary actions for any misconduct by police officers.