Sunday, 16 October 2016

Policeman Shot Okada Rider Over N50 Bribe

A police officer on duty along Aliade-Awajir road has shot and killed a motorcyclist, otherwise known as Okada rider. The victim identified as Friday was killed for interfering while the officer was allegedly arguing with a fellow Okada rider over N50 bribe.

The deceased, who came to the scene to maintain peace, got more than he bargained for as the officer reportedly got angry, pulled the trigger and shot him on the forehead. He died on the spot. The development sparked violence in the area as youths of the community have threatened to set the police station where the officer is attached on fire. However, Benue State Police PPRO, Moses Yamu said the command was yet to receive the report.

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