April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024

Edo: Mob Kill Two Policemen Over Death Of Three In Convoy Accident

Two police operatives identified as Inspector Abubakar Fakku and Sergeant Elisha John have been lynched in Edo State for allegedly killing a commercial motorcycle rider.

The incident happened in Ikpeshi, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of the state.

The police operatives were said to be escorting a former member of the Edo State House of Assembly, Emmanuel Agbaje when a vehicle in their convoy hit and killed a motorcycle rider whose identity was yet to be confirmed at the time of this report.

The operatives were taken to the Edo State Security Volunteer Network, where some angry youths were said to have invaded the facility and lynched two operatives.

They were said to have also attacked the vigilante facility and destroyed their furniture while threatening to deal with vigilante members who tried to rescue the police officers.

However, members of the vigilante group were able to rescue two other police operatives who are currently receiving treatment in Ifejola Hospital Igarra and recover some rifles belonging to the police operatives.

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