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Friday, 12 August 2016

Policeman shoots dead colleague & hawker in Rivers

Chaos broke out at a bank in Oil Mill bus stop, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday after a policeman attached to the bank shot dead a colleague and a yam seller. The incident attracted angry youths, customers and passers-by, who besieged the premises of the bank calling for the arrest of the killer cop.

Eyewitnesses, who identified the deceased policeman, said he was attached to the Elelenwo Police Division in the state capital. Some  aggrieved bank customers, who witnessed the incident, said there was no disagreement between the killer and the dead policeman.

It was further gathered that the yam seller was hit by stray bullet, and the incident paralysed business activities at the bank.

Subsequently, a team of armed policemen in mufti stormed the bank and arrested all the policemen and private security personnel, Daily Sun reports.

However, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),  Omoni Nnamdi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), could not respond to the incident. 

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