The eyewitness said the policemen arrested Mercy and her brother because they were looking for Internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo boys’ and Mercy’s brother matched the look of one.
Another eyewitness gave an account of the incident:
“When the policemen got to the junction, they went to the parked car and ordered the driver to roll down the window of the car because it was tinted and they could not identify those in the car.
“Immediately the driver rolled down his window Mercy Aigbe rushed out of the car to confront the policemen. They eventually took her and the boy who drove away.”