A middle-aged man, Gafar Ajibola lost his life after being drowned in Ogun River at Oniyanrin Community, Abeokuta, South Local Government of Ogun State.

The man dived into the river to escape from an alleged police raid in the area in the early hours of Saturday.
 
The 31-year-old victim, according to eye-witness, was washing his cloth at the river bank when policemen allegedly searching for hoodlums stormed the area.

Frightened by the incursion of the police, Ajibola jumped into the river  and evetually drowned to death.
 
A  visit to his home revealed that the grieving family members are demanding for justice.
 
Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi exonerated the police of any wrongdoing.