Policeman killed As #ENDSARS Protest Turns Violent In Ughelli,Delta

The protesters turned down the entreaties of Force Public Relations Officers, Frank Mba, for them to call off the demonstration

Tension on Thursday enveloped the Otovwodo axis of Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State as a policeman was killed following the protest that rocked the town in the wake of the #ENDSARS Protest.

The incident also led to the destruction of several cars as commuters along the East-West road axis of Otovwodo junction scampered for safety following the series of gunshots that ensued while the melee lasted.

The protesters had begun their protest from the Otovwodo junction axis of Ughelli and marched through Isoko road to the market road while boycotting the Ughelli ‘A’ division police station to Ekuigbo and back to Otovwodo junction.

Protesting in a convoy of tens of exotic cars in the company of some female protesters, one of the leaders of the protesters who identified himself as Ochuko, said they had decided to boycott the police station in a bid to forestall a clash with policemen at the station.

Protesting in a convoy of tens of exotic cars in the company of some female protesters, one of the leaders of the protesters who identified himself as Ochuko, said they had decided to boycott the police station in a bid to forestall a clash with policemen at the station.

The corporal who was on special duty at the scene of the incident identified as Stanley was until his death attached to the Ughelli Police Area Command

THEAFRICANMEDIA

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