Justice Assured As Policeman ‘Murders’ 32-yr Old, Injures Another At Party In Warri



    A trigger happy policeman on Sunday September 17,  shot dead a 32-yr
    old man simply identified as Elvis Ovie Mike and injured one Onome
    Eko popularly known as Chairman at a child’s dedication reception
    which held at No. 15 Ejewor Street by Polokor Market area in Okumagba
    Layout, Warri Delta State.

    AUTHENTIC News Daily gathered that the incident forced the Disc Jokey (DJ) Mike of the event to pack up and close shop or the day.

    The deceased was shot close to his heart while Onome Eko was shot in
    his left hand by the policeman who shot sporadically into the air
    while the celebrant was being sprayed with Naira notes by some boys
    who were said to be from Ghana a.k.a, Ghana Burgers.

    The deceased was immediately rushed to First Rank Hospital within the
    area, where the Divisional Police Officer,”B” Division in Warri, CSP
    Anieteh Eyoh and other Senior Officers dashed to see him before he was
    transferred to Syracuse Hospital where he gave up the ghost three
    hours after losing too much blood.

    The injured victim is currently receiving treatments at the Capital Hill Clinic/Hospital Airport road Branch in Warri.

    Onome Eko’s girl friend who refused to disclose her name told AUTHENTIC News Daily Warri, Delta State Correspondent that he cannot speak with her boyfriend on Monday September 18 at the hospital.

    The Chief Celebrant was absent from home at the time newsmen visited the venue of the reception at Polokor market area.

    However, a close source who craved anonymity stated that he (celebrant) has been arrested by the “B” Division in Warri.

    There were stains of blood at the scene of the incident which forced
    occupants of the compound to abandon their homes.

    Contacted, the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP
    Andrew Aniamaka confirmed the report noting that the policeman is
    under investigation and he is being tried for professional misconduct.

    “The Policeman in question is undergoing investigation. We do not
    condone such nonsense. He is being tried for professional misconduct
    and if found guilty, he will face the law,” he assured.


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