Youths of Ebem Ohafia in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State on Saturday morning, took to the streets and major roads in the community to protest the wanton killing of their son, a middle-aged man identified as Friday Arunsi by a trigger- happy security personnel.
This is coming barely 24hrs after a policeman on escort duty from one of the neighboring states killed a resident of Aba on the Uratta axis of the Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway.
While reports have it that the protesting members of the community set ablaze a Police Patrol Van belonging to the Ohafia Division, protesters also set ablaze the Ohafia Police Division building and released all the detained suspects in the police cell.
Sources at the community who spoke to reporters on the incident attributed the display of anger by the community to the unjust killing of Arunsi whom they identified as a hardworking man that sells provision at Eni Njoku road, Ebem Ohafia.
They also freed the Prisoners in the Police station.
The sources including one Chima Ibem who couldn’t hold his emotions told our reporter that the policeman in the company of other policemen killed Arunsi and left him in the pool of his blood.
The person who filmed the below video is heard saying “yes, they killed our brother and we cannot forgive them, they should leave our community, we can do without them, we are releasing all our brothers in the prison, etc…”