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A young man has died in Otaefun, Osogbo, after allegedly being shot by a man said to be a SARS official.

 

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the police force was disbanded last year following the End SARS protests.

 

However, Osogbo residents claim the unit is still operational in Osun State.

 

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Today, a young man was allegedly shot dead by an officer said to be from the unit.

 

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The officer allegedly tried to extort the man today, Dec. 3, and when things didn’t go his way, he shot him.

 

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A video shared online shows the body of the deceased, lying on the road, with blood all over his shirt and trousers.

 

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Angry locals are seen holding the officer who allegedly fired the fatal shot.

 

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The officer was stripped of his shirt and beaten by locals while the deceased lay feet away.

 

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Twitter users are calling for justice and asking why SARS is operational in Osogbo.

 

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Watch the video below.