One policeman don shoot one Imo Ekanem kill am. Imo bin be final year student for d Department of Mass Communication, Uyo City Polytechnic, Nduetong Oku, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and him kill am unto say d guy no gree give am N100 bribe.
Dem talk say d policeman shoot Ekanem kill am for him hometown for Nkek, wey dey Ukanafun Local Government Area of d state on Saturday, wen him mama send am mesage with her keke.
One eyewitness, Usung Simeon, talk on Monday say d policeman wey kill Ekanem bin be one of d policemen wey dem attach to d special squad wey Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zubairu Muazu, send go d area to go calm down cult activities wey don dey too much for dia.
Simeon say d policemen stop and search Ekanem but as dem no find anything wey for make dem catch am, d policemen kon ask am for N100 but him refuse to give dem d money na so d policeman shoot am kill am.
Simeon yan say,
“Dem shoot am dey don argue tire and him talk way him no go give and na policeman wey dem attach to d special squad wey Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zubairu Muazu, send to fight recurrent cult activities for our LGA.
“Because d cultists dey always use keke do dia operations, d police kon dey conduct stop-and-search. So, dem just stop am to search am, but dem no find anything.
“We kon surprise as d police kon ask for N100 bribe.
“As him no gree pay d money, e kon make one of d policeman vex and na so him shoot Ekanem.”
D Police Public Relations Officer for d state, DSP Chukwu Ikechukwu, wey confirm d matter kon deny say no be because of N100 bribe dem kill Ekanem o.
Ikechukwu talk say wetin him first hear na say d deceased bin dey try collect d rifle from d policeman, wey kon shoot am kill am for self-defence.
Him talk say;
“D matter no bin be about N100 issue, even though d police still dey investigate d case.
“After our meeting today (Monday), d CP don direct d Area Commander for Ikot Ekpene, to transfer d matter go State Criminal Investigation Department, Ikot Akpanabia, for better investigation,”
Him yan say dem go do everything necessary to make sure say dem do justice for d matter.