Trigger-Happy Vigilante Shoots Lady To Death In Delta

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Trigger-Happy Vigilante Shoots Lady To Death In Delta

Trigger-Happy Vigilante Shoots Lady To Death In Delta


Trigger Happy vigilante member has shot a young lady to death in Ovwian community, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.

According to the report, the incident occurred along Ufuoma street off along DSC Expressway near Udu Express Junction on Sunday night.

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The Victim identified As  Sovereignty Iteregbe was said to be returning home from night outing when she was stopped by vigilantes who later shot her dead after a minor disagreement.

Ejes Gist Media gathered  that the vigilante members and the victim engaged in a verbal quarrel before one of the vigilante members armed with a pump-action opened trigger on the young lady and she died on the spot.

A source at the scene, said “Iteregbe died on the spot as she was shot close to her chest with a pump-action by one of the vigilante members”,

Iteregbe’s death was confirmed by her mother, Evelyn Ovien.

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According to Ovien, her daughter was killed right in her presence after a disagreement between her  and the vigilante members who had reportedly flogged her with cutlasses developing injuries on the deceased.

She said the alleged killers also threatened to kill her before they fled the scene.

, “My daughter was shot on the stomach near her chest. The same vigilante members had earlier flogged her with cutlasses. Immediately they shot my daughter, she didn’t move again.

“I seized one of them but they hit me with their guns. They threatened to shoot me too. They hit me with their guns until I wasn’t able to hold on to one them again. They fled immediately leaving my daughter in a pool of blood. Before we rushed her to the hospital, she was already dead.”

She called on the Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and the Police Command to ensure that her daughter’s killers are apprehended and prosecuted.

The spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the incident.


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