Tears Flow As Operation Delta Hawk Officer Kill A Petty Trader In Asaba

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Fear Grip Deltans As Operation Delta Hawk Officer Kill Woman In Asaba

Tears Flow As Operation Delta Hawk Officer Kill A Petty Trader In Asaba

Ejes Gist Media can authoritatively report that an  officer of the newly inaugurated Operation Delta Hawk, OPDH has killed a woman in Asaba, the Delta State capital.

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The woman, whose identity could not be immediately verified at the time of this report, was said to have been hit by a stray bullet fired by one of the operatives.

The tragic incident happened on Tuesday night in Asaba.

OPDH is a joint security outfit encompassing personnel of the Nigerian military, police and other sister agencies set up by the Delta Government.

Fear Grip Deltans As Operation Delta Hawk Officer Kill Woman In Asaba

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The outfit was officially established by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday, December 10 in Asaba to checkmate the rising cases of crime and herdsmen attacks across the state.

It was obtained that some personnel of the task force were chasing an unnumbered vehicle when a stray bullet hit the woman along the road.

The operative was said to have opened fire on the fleeing vehicle conveying two young men in an attempt to stop them.

The deceased woman, a petty trader, died instantly from the bullet wound.

It was further learnt that eyewitnesses reportedly took the lifeless body of the deceased to Government House in Asaba in a protest against the killing.

When contacted, the Delta Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the incident.

She, however, denied that the shooting was carried out by personnel of the Command.

The Delta Police spokesman further stated that members of the team were already being investigated.

# Tears Flow As Operation Delta Hawk Officer Kill A Petty Trader In Asaba

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