Monday, 17 February 2014
Photos: Policeman's Stray Bullet Kills Abia State Gov Orji's Son's Aide
suspected to have been fired by the police, as he was about leaving the venue of a reception organised to honour Governor Orji by the Ikwuano-Umuahia people yesterday.The police had fired two shots into the air to disperse the crowd at the entrance to the venue of the reception, when according to an eye-witness, the deceased, who was part of the crowd at the site of the old
Umuahia main market where the event took place, suddenly slumped and started bleeding.
‘’When he slumped, nobody knew what happened to him, until we saw blood gushing out from his chest,’’ the eyewitness said on the condition of anonymity to PMNews. The deceased was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, where he unfortunately died. The police in Abia State say they have already arrested three policemen in connection with with the killing.