End SARS: Identify of Policeman shot dead in Ughelli Revealed
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The id of the policeman killed in the course of the end sars protest in Ughelli, Delta State has been recognized as Etaga Stanley.
The pressure on Thursday enveloped the Otovwodo axis of Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North native authorities space of Delta State as a policeman was killed following the protest that rocked the city in the wake of the #ENDSARS Protest.
The incident additionally led to the destruction of a number of vehicles as commuters alongside the East-West highway axis of Otovwodo junction scampered for security following the sequence of gunshots that ensued whereas the melee lasted.
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The protesters had begun their protest from the Otovwodo junction axis of Ughelli and marched by means of Isoko highway to the market highway whereas boycotting the Ughelli ‘A’ division police station to Ekuigbo and again to Otovwodo junction.
Protesting in a convoy of tens of unique vehicles in the corporate of some feminine protesters, one of the leaders of the protesters who recognized himself as Ochuko, mentioned they’d determined to boycott the police station in a bid to forestall a conflict with policemen on the station.
It was gathered that some of the protesters who had been apparently agitated, had met a staff of policemen at Otovwodo junction had been the protest stroll was supposed to finish and a conflict ensued resulting in sporadic gunfire with the police returning identical.
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An eye witness on the scene of the incident instructed Vanguard that upon sighting the policemen, the protesters opened fireplace resulting in the loss of life of a policeman whereas the others fled.
Though efforts to talk with the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onowakpoyeya had been fruitless as on the time of this report, the source who spoke on situation of anonymity, mentioned: “Several cars were damaged following the pandemonium that ensued as the protesters opened fire on the police team leading to the death of a police corporal.
“The corporal who was on special duty at the scene of the incident identified as Stanley was until his death attached to the Ughelli Police Area Command.”