One feared killed, another injured in Police-youths clash in Anambra
One person have been feared killed and another criticality injured following a clash between the Police and some youths at Nkpor, Idemili North Council of Anambra
The victims were allegedly shot by Police.
A resident of the area, who claimed to be a witness, pleaded anonymity, said only one death was recorded in the incident.
“They are two in number but one was rushed to the hospital according to report the one rushed to the hospital couldnt make it. He is dead already,” he said.
Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra who confirmed shooting and resultant casualties blamed it on an unprovoked acid attack on the Police patrol team by the irate youths.
Mohammed said they snatched the officer’s rifle after bathing him with acid, which prompted the colleagues to use force to rescue him.
He said efforts were ongoing to restore sanity in the area.
“Yes they snatched the rifle of the Police man after pouring Acid on him which prompted the other policemen to use force and retrieved the rifle,” he said.