Sunny Nwankwo, Umuahia
Youths and other residents of Apu Mmiri Ubakala in Umuahia South Local Government Area Abia State took to the streets of the state capital in protest of the reported killing of an indigene of the area by yet-to-be-identified Policeman serving in the Abia Command of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Nation gathered that the deceased who was identified as Kasarachi Okwuonu Moses, was hit by a stray bullet from a team of Police operatives who were reportedly chasing after members of a suspected armed robbery gang terrorizing the area.
The Source said, “The deceased was a middle-aged girl who sold fruits at the roadside. She was also taking care of her aged mother who had been sick.
“It is a pity that she died in such a manner as a result of the recklessness of the Policeman.
“All we want is justice in this matter. We want the state Police Command to investigate the incident and bring the culprits to book”.