Irate youths attack Delta council boss, cart away rifles

By Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba

Angry youths in Mosogar Community in Ethiope West LGA, Delta on Tuesday attacked the local council boss, Oghenedoro Owoso, injuring a policemen and carting away two riffles belonging to his security aides.

The Nation gathered the youths also injured a policeman attached to the chairman and one of his aides.

It was learnt youths in the community were protesting an eight- year blackout when the council tried to pacify the crowd before he was attacked.

It was also gathered some youths abducted two BEDC officials on patrol in the community.

A source, Mr Anthony Akpotobor, said: “After the officials were abducted, they tried to force them to fuse the light, the police was informed and the Mosogar Divisional Police Officer, DPO, reached out to the chairman of the council, who in turn drove in to pacify them, that was when he was attacked.”

Another source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the chairman approached…

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