A viral video on social media captured a dramatic scene where a group of Nigerian police officers in a ‘Korope’ bus engaged in a high-speed chase with a vehicle filled with youths.
The incident unfolded in an undisclosed location in Southwest Nigeria, resembling a scene from an action movie.
A High-Speed Chase Unfolds
The video footage shows a car carrying three young men attempting to evade the pursuing police officers who were armed and using a “korope” bus for the chase.
The motorist appeared to believe that the police officers intended to harm them, prompting their desperate effort to enter a gated estate in search of safety.
A Tense Standoff
However, the police officers managed to catch up with the vehicle just before it reached the security gate.
In a dramatic moment from the video, the security personnel disembarked from the korope bus and stopped the car as it was about to enter the gated estate.
As they halted the vehicle, one of the passengers can be heard asking the officers about the reason for the dangerous chase and why they were being accosted in what was perceived as an unprofessional manner. This encounter has raised questions and concerns among viewers.
The viral video has garnered various reactions from netizens. Some speculated about the possible reasons for the chase, while others expressed their frustration with the conduct of the police.
The incident has once again highlighted the ongoing issues surrounding police behavior in Nigeria.
The reactions on social media reflect a growing sentiment among Nigerians regarding police harassment and the need for a change in law enforcement practices.