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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Police kills fuel attendant in Aba

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The lockdown imposed on Abia State as part of measures to contain the spread of coronavirus has claimed its first victim, as a fuel attendant was shot dead by a policeman on enforcement operation at Aba.

Blackboxnigeria learnt that the victim, simply identified as Chibuisi, was working at the Green Mark Energy filling station located along Umuahia road when he was killed on Sunday, April 5.

It was gathered that the young man was gunned down while trying to intercede for a customer who was accosted by a police enforcement team ostensibly for violating the lockdown order.

Chibuisi was said to have been shot in the waist with the bullet piercing his pelvic bone horizontally and died on getting to the hospital.

The state command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed that the police has launched investigation to unravel the circumstances that led to the fatal shooting.

The police officer who pulled the trigger was identified as Mr. Stanley Asu, an Inspector and leader of the team from Ohuru Isimiri police station, on patrol to enforce the lockdown.

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    Stainless

    April 17, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    The Nigerian police see the citizenry like Animaps, 9ja police kill Nigerians @will anytime anywhere anyday ,and after the killing the hopeless Nigerians will come on eline to say that they are looking into the issue that emanated to the killing of a citizen (human being ),as if The Police ;Army;anybody has the right to kill armless harmless defenceless Citizens #Nigerians @ Mad +it is high time we begin to change the way we reason 😂😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

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      Songicist@gmail.com

      April 17, 2020 at 12:20 pm

      Biafra is the Only solution to and saviour to Nigeria

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