Soldiers Beat Police Inspector To Death for Violating Traffic Rule
Some soldiers have been allegedly beaten a police inspector, Hosea Yakubu, to death for driving against the traffic in Rivers State.
It was learnt that Hosea was beaten to a pulp by soldiers attached to a company for driving against the traffic in front of the Eleme Petrochemical Company on Sunday , August 16 , 2020.
A brother of the late Hosea , who spoke on condition of anonymity , said , his brother and two other policemen drove against the traffic because of gridlock and when they got to the Eleme Petrochemical gate , a soldier in mufti stopped them and an argument ensued , which degenerated into a fight .
He further said that one of the soldiers, who joined the fight , used a thick plank to hit hus brother in the head and he fell down and couldn ’ t move.
He added that he was subsequently rushed to the nearest hospital from where he was referred to the UPTH and admitted to the ICU and gave up after 24 hours.
However, the brother lamented that up till the moment of speaking to the newsmen, neither the police nor the military have said anything or taken action to bring the culprits to justice.
However, the state Police Public Relations Officer , Nnamdi Omoni, said they are aware of the incident but that the details surrounding the incident were still sketchy.
When contacted , the spokesman for the 6 Division , Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Charles Ekeocha , said he had yet to be briefed about the incident, but promised to take action as soon as he received any information on the matter.