BREAKING: Irate youths raze police station as police allegedly kill okada rider over N100 in Delta


There is pandemonium in Onicha Olona, a community in Aniocha north local government area of Delta state. learnt that a police officer, who was on check point along Issele Uku/Mkpitime road allegedly demanded for N100 from the commercial motorcyclist who was plying the road.

But the motorcyclist, it was gathered, declined and attempted to escape from the officer, hence the police officer released the trigger and allegedly wasted the life of the motorcyclist, otherwise called okada rider.

An eye witness told that the police officer hit the okada man with the butt of the gun on his head, a development which led to the instant death of the okada rider.

As at the time of filing this report, there is pandemonium in Onicha Olona as irate youths mobilised and pounced on the community police station and razed it down.

It was also learnt that in the process of protesting, one of the protesters was also shot by the police and was rushed to the hospital in Issele Uku for treatment.

In a further display of solidarity with their deceased colleague, the youths, mobilised again and burnt down the shop of the wife of the police officer who killed the okada rider.

In a swift reaction, the Delta state police public relations officer, Andrew Aniagwu, downplayed the ungodly action of his officer for allegedly killing an okada rider.

He also overlooked the ungodly demand allegedly made by his officer from an okada rider who fends for his family from riding okada in a village.

Rather, he said investigation has not been carried out to prove that the officer was the one that actually killed the okada rider.

He said gone are the days of people taking laws into their hands and carrying out jungle justice.

He added that the burnt police station was built by community effort and it was criminal of the youths to have razed the police station in the community.


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