Michael, aka Aboy LifeofGinjah was injured at a swimming people and died on his way to the hospital.

The 24 year old was running away from justice but the long arm of the law reached out and pulled him in.

He was running away from policemen when he got hurt by a spike beside the swimming pool of a hotel in the Ikotun area of Lagos State.

The policemen attached to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department allegedly invaded Oyins Holiday Inns on Friday, accosted the victim and ordered him to submit his phone for scrutiny. 

Micheal, who was said to be afraid of being extorted by the policemen, reportedly fled the scene.

As he tried to flee, he got injured by an open iron rod sticking out of a portion of the pool.

Some of his friends were said to have rushed him to a private hospital in the area from where he was referred to a general hospital. He was confirmed dead on arrival at the public hospital.

His friends and other lodgers at the hotel were said to have protested the incident, accusing the policemen of being responsible for the death.

One of Michael’s friends, who identified himself simply as Oluwabiola, said he was buried on Ibijoke Oke Street, Liasu Road on Sunday.

Police authorities have begun investigating incidents that led to his death.