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Military To Investigate Alleged Killing Of 28-Year-Old Man In Delta


The army is about to analyze the alleged taking pictures of a civilian in Delta State by a soldier concerned within the enforcement of the order on the restriction of motion within the state.

Addressing a information convention on Friday in Abuja, the Coordinator of the Directorate of Defence Media Operations, Main Normal John Enenche confirmed this to journalists.

In line with him, the result of the investigation on the incident shall be made public when accomplished.

Whereas reaffirming the dedication of the Nigerian Armed Forces to the struggle towards the scourge of COVID-19 within the nation, Enenche appealed to members of the general public to ignore a trending video portraying members of the Armed Forces as brutal individuals.

His remarks come a day after an unknown soldier has purportedly shot a 28-year-old man useless at Ugbuwangue neighborhood in Warri South Native Authorities Space (LGA) of the state, on the second day of the lockdown directive issued by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

Police authorities within the state confirmed the killing to Channels Tv, saying they’ve commenced an investigation into the incident.

The Police Public Relations Officer within the state, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, nevertheless, famous that the small print of the incident had been unclear.

She stated, “Yes, it is true. It just happened today, as I was told, and there is not much information yet.”

Earlier, the Commissioner of knowledge within the state, Charles Aniagwu, stated the federal government was apprehensive concerning the reported incident.

He nevertheless requested residents of the state to be calm, decrying the stated killing of the sufferer by safety businesses on common patrol responsibility.

To Aniagwu, the state authorities has despatched a delegation to the deceased household to condole with them over the lack of their son.

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