Police Corporal Kills ‘Pure Water’ Seller for Refusing to Part with N100

A police corporal on Saturday morning in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, reportedly shot and killed a sachet water (pure water) vendor for failing to part with N100.
The residents were said to have taken to the streets to protest the dastardly killing.
Corporal Rowland Onyijie of Okporo Division in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area allegedly demanded for N100 from the sachet water vendor who refused to grant his request.
A hot argument was said to have ensued between the police corporal and the water vendor during which the former cocked his rifle and fired, killing the water vendor instantly in his tricycle popularly called Keke NAPEP.
When contacted, Nnamdi Omoni, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Rivers State Police Command confirmed the incident, adding that the Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, has ordered immediate arrest and detention of the corporal at the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID for further investigation.

Author: News Editor

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