One Killed, Three Others Escape In Delta As Police Officers Shoot At Young Men In Broad Daylight

Five younger males have been reportedly attacked by suspected policemen on Wednesday alongside DLA Road in Asaba, Delta State capital. 

The 5 males, in a Mercedes Benz 4matic C300 automotive, have been chased by the policemen in a Toyota Sienna automotive. 

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The police fired gunshots at them, based on an eyewitness. 

In the method, one of many males hit by a police bullet died immediately.

An eyewitness mentioned the policemen whisked away his lifeless physique and arrested one different individual. 

The three others have been in a position to escape. 

“This happened this evening on DLA Road, Asaba as I was returning from office. Policemen shot a young guy inside 4matic 300 car, carried away his dead body, arrested one and 3 ran away. There were 5 young guys inside the 4matic car as policemen were seen pursuing them with their Sienna car.

“The guys have been driving very quick alongside DLA Road, Asaba because the police have been seen pursuing and taking pictures at them, simply near Falcon Club junction. Unfortunately, the man driving hit a fence and the automotive stopped shifting.

“The policemen then stopped their own Sienna car, opened fire on them, shot one of them and he died instantly. Three of them ran away as the police were approaching them, but they arrested one.

“They carried the lifeless physique of the man they shot along with one among them that was alive and rapidly drove away.

“People gathered at the scene lamenting and crying because of the killing of the young guy. People confirmed that they were innocent as they didn’t see any gun, illegal items or contraband with the guys. Their car was still packed at the scene as of 5: 37 pm,” he narrated.

Meanwhile, the identities of the suspected policemen have been nonetheless unknown on the time of submitting this report. 

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One Killed, Three Others Escape In Delta As Police Officers Shoot At Young Men In Broad Daylight

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