Just this morning in Rukpokwu community of Rivers State, a tragic incident occurred as a young “Keke Nape” driver was allegedly shot dead by a man on police uniform. The video of the incident was shared by an Instagram user @Jordiithegreat.
The Instagram user as at when he shared the post in the morning, alleged that the Tricycle driver was shot after an altercation between him and the policeman, stressing that he refused to give the policeman N100.
The news has since went viral and have been under investigation by the police command under that jurisdiction.
Just this evening, Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan while speaking live on Channels TV, stated clearly that the police officer that allegedly shot at the decease was an inspector.
Mr Mukan stated that the inspector was on an illegal duty at the time the incident transpired, he stressed that he was never supposed to be there alone at that time.
According to the commissioner, the inspector is undergoing trial this evening, and will be charged for murder tomorrow morning because he does not have any justification.
Watch video of the commissioner's speech below:
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