Remo Stars FC vice-captain killed by SARS Officers in Sagamu
Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) assistant captain and defender, Tiyamu Kazeem (Kaka) has been killed by a policeman from the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Ogun State Command.
The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon in Sagamu when he was driving in his car with one of his teammates, Sanni Abubakar.
According to the club statement, the SARS officers stopped Kazeem who labelled him a Yahoo Boy (internet fraudster) and they insisted on taking him to the nearby police station.
“The SARS officer stopped Tiyamiyu Kazeem insisting that he was a Yahoo Boy, he brought out his identity (ID) card to identify himself as a player of Remo Stars FC but the officer insisted on taking him to the nearest police station in Sagamu,” the statement read.
“Tiyamiyu and Sanni obliged, followed the SARS officers, only for them to notice that they were driving towards Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway, then the guys questioned to know were the SARS officers were taking them to, but this prompted them to stop the car and push him (Tiyamiyu) out of the car, whereby an unknowing vehicle knocked him down.”
Kazeem was immediately rushed to Fakoya Hospital in Sagamu, where he was confirmed dead.
Until his death, he was key player for Remo Stars FC in the ongoing 2019-2020 Nigeria National League (NNL).