A suspected internet fraudster also known as ‘Yahoo Boy’ on Tuesday knocked down a commercial motorcyclist simply identified as Joseph to death in Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

A female passenger on the commercial motorcycle also sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the hospital.

RealTime24 learnt that the suspected internet fraudster was chased by unknown persons at Oleh road to Ogorode road in Mercedez Benz car.

In a bid to escape from his assailants, the suspected internet fraudster who was on high speed was said to have veered off his lane leading to a collision with the commercial motorcyclist.

Sensing danger, the suspected internet fraudster quickly escaped from the scene of the incident.

It took the swift intervention of the Police to rescue the female passenger, who was rushed to the hospital as well as towed the Mercedez Benz car to the station which averted breakdown of law and order in the area.

When contacted, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa, confirmed the report in a text message he sent to Our Correspondent in Warri.

The State Police boss said, “Yes, I can confirm that a case of fatal accident occurred in which the cyclist died while the woman passenger sustained serious injuries. The driver of the Mercedes Benz fled, while the vehicle was recovered and towed to the station.”


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