By Emma Elekwa, Onitsha
Two individuals had been feared useless in a conflict between the police and a bunch of youths in Nkpor, close to Onitsha, Anambra state.
The deceased had been stated to have been allegedly shot by the police after they had been reportedly attacked with acid.
A resident of the realm, who claimed to be a witness, most well-liked anonymity, stated just one demise was recorded within the incident.
“They’re two in quantity however one was rushed to the hospital in response to report the one rushed to the hospital couldnt make it. He’s useless already,” he stated.
The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the report, describing it as unprovoked assault on Police patrol staff.
He stated efforts had been ongoing to revive sanity within the space.
He stated: “It was an unprovoked assault on Police patrol staff with substance suspected to be acid by some miscreants.
“Sure they snatched the rifle of the Policeman after pouring acid on him which prompted the opposite policemen to make use of pressure and retrieved the rifle.”