Protest Hits Delta As Police Allegedly Kill Man Over Bribe

VOICE AIR MEDIA News Update

A protest has erupted in Asaba, Delta State capital, following the reported killing of a young man [names withheld] allegedly by a policeman for refusing to pay a N100 bribe.

Angry youths, carrying placards, blocked major roads in the State capital as a result of the reported killing.

The angry youths carried the corpse of the young man in protest to the premises of the police headquarters in Asaba.

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An eyewitness, who spoke with TNG, disclosed that the young man was killed along the Asaba-Ugbolu road.

VAM reports that protest are currently circulating on social media with the protest simultaneously ongoing along Nnebisi and Okpanam roads, and pockets of unrest at several locations.

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Efforts to reach the police public relations officer in Delta, DSP Bright Edafe proved abortive at the time of filing this report.

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