One dead, one shot as protesters revolt in Rivers state

Capture 62 - One dead, one shot as protesters revolt in Rivers state

One person has been confirmed dead during a protest in Rivers state with another now in critical condition.
According to reports, the protest began after many came out to clamour for justice against the killing of their friend
Reports have it that some [police officers, attached to the Atali/Elimgbu Police station in Rivers State, are the ones behind the death of the said person whom justice is being sought for.

A man identified as Chinedu, was reportedly stabbed to death by a policeman identified simply as Nyebuchi, yesterday. The officer allegedly killed the young man because he refused to have his phone checked.

Aggrieved residents upon hearing about the death of the young man, stormed the station.

Not long after they arrived at the station, officers began to shot recklessly killing a 13-year-old boy, identified as Precious Gladstone and injuring one Turuchi, 27 in the process.

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