policeman kills man whose wife is eight months pregnant in Rivers

A Trigger-happy police officer in Rivers state has been accused of killing a 29-year-old commercial bus driver, Stephen Udeh, whose wife is said to be heavily pregnant.

According to reports, Udeh who hailed from Sagbama Local Council Area of Bayelsa and worked at Ekeki Motor Park in Yenagoa, was shot dead by a policeman along Ahoada axis of the East-West Road area of Rivers state on Thursday April 4th after he was stopped by a group of police officers who were conducting a stop and search exercise.

An eyewitness said

”It occurred between Ahoada and Mbiama in Rivers State. Incidentally, information has it that both the 29-year-old deceased and the policeman are from Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Now, how to break the sad and unfortunate incident to the eight months pregnant wife of the deceased is a problem.”

His remains have since been deposited in the state morgue.



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