Trigger happy Police kills four in Akwa Ibom

Written by on July 10, 2021

The city of Oron  in Akwa Ibom state was thrown into pandemonium on Friday,  following the alleged killing of four persons by trigger happy policemen said to be a team from the Inspector General of Police (IGP).

It was gathered that the police team busted into the meeting of  Rice Drivers Association and opened fire on them, killing four and injuring several others.

Eyewitnesses say the meeting meant to elect new executive members was peaceful as they had concluded electing their chairman and other executive members.

It was further learnt that the election was witnessed by some top security operatives in the area.

Accordingly, members of the IGP squad were said to have arrived the venue shortly after the election and attempted arresting some of the people.

Contacted for reaction, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Odiko MacDon said details about the alleged killing were still sketchy but promised to issue a statement in due course.

Credit: Vanguard

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