Two newly recruited Constables, Oparemi Goke and Ogunyemi Mujeeb, of the Durbar Police station in Oyo State have drowned in mud water while on duty.
The duo and a member of the Discipline Intelligent Group of Nigeria (DIGON) met their untimely death while chasing some suspected weed smokers.
The security operatives were said to have drowned around 7:30pm on Sunday July 12, 2020, at Awerintu river, Oke Eletu, while chasing the hoodlums who ran towards a bridge washed away by flood.
The operatives had reportedly followed one of the hoodlums into the water he jumped into but got swallowed by mud. Their corpses were said to have been recovered in the late hours of same day.