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Angry Imo Youth Set Police Station Ablaze 

 

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Youths in Umuoke, on Monday, set the Umuoke Obowo police station ablaze after the death of one middle-aged Ikenna Ogbunigwe who was allegedly killed by a policeman in the area.

Ogbunigwe was confirmed dead at Mercy Hospital in Umuoke wher ehe was rushed to after he was allegedly shot by a Police officer in the area.

The youths who invaded the Police in the afternoon hours carted away firearms and released the detainees at the station.

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Reports reaching Naija News reveal that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) also narrowly escaped being lynched by the mob.

The reports suggest that the trigger-happy policeman reportedly opened fire on the deceased during a minor argument at a restaurant; a situation that triggered the action of the Irate mob.