A total number of five persons including two policemen have been killed in the SARS protest in Sagamu, Ogun state.
This incident occurred on Monday 24th of February 2020, as protesters flood the streets of Sagamu to express their anger over the murder of footballer Kazeem Tiamiyu, who was chased to his death by SARS operatives.
Tiamiyu, a player with Remo Star Football Club, was killed on Saturday after policemen attached to the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS) arrested him on allegations of being a Yahoo Boy.
A lot of people who took to the streets to express their anger in peace were met with a hostile reaction by the police. The protest turned violent with policemen shooting live bullets, killing three protesters while two policemen were also killed.