COVID-19: Policewoman shot dead by a police sergeant in Rivers state (photos)


A policewoman attached to the Rivers State Task Force team on Thursday killed by a policeman while trying to enforce the movement restriction put in place by the state government to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the city.

According to reports, the female police officer was trying to stop members of the task force team from destroying goods and properties of some traders at Eneka town under Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of the state when the incident happened.

According to source the policewoman whose name could not be ascertained at the time of this report, was shot dead by a police sergeant around 5pm.

Confirming the report, Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Omoni Nmadi, said, “Yes, it’s confirmed. The police sergeant and two others have been arrested.”


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