Sad! Policeman Arrested For Shooting Dead A Teen While Escaping From An Irate Crowd

Police Corporal identified as David Napoleon, has been arrested by Bayelsa State Police Command for allegedly shooting dead a 13-year-old boy, Tomizibe Joseph in Yenagoa.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Asuquo Amba gave the directive to douse the tension sparked by the incident

According to reports, Napoleon was confronted by some cultists around the Kpansia area and while he was trying to escape from an irate crowd chasing him, he shot to dispel the crowd and the bullet hit the deceased.

Attempts by the angry crowd to abduct a traffic warden as retaliation for the killing of Joseph was foiled by the caretaker Chairman of Yenagoa Local Government Area, Mr. Oforji Oboko.

The ‎State Police Command, through its spokesperson, Asinim Butswat confirmed the incident and claimed that the deceased was 18 years old and that the incident occurred while Napoleon was being chased by irate youths of the community and suspected cultists.

“The incident occurred Thursday night after six armed cultists invaded the home of Corporal David Napoleon at Kpansia area of the state capital.

“He was handed over to the state security outfit known as Door Akpo. When he was coming back to his house with a plan to move his family out to a safer place, some suspected cultists and indigenes of the community went after him to attack him.

“He ran but was chased by the irate youths. He turned and shot ‎at them below the knee level. The bullet hit one Tombozide Joseph on the thigh. He was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre.”

READ ALSO  Village People! Picture Of A Man And Crucifix Found Inside Bottle Washes Ashore At Bonsa River In Ghana

 

Source – Daily Post

The Author

Olileanya Orakwelu

Olileanya is a prolific writer with exceptional flair for news reporting.

3 Comments

Add a Comment
  1. Its not really the fault of napoleon,because he was trying to save him self from the cultist.All the same quick recovery to the patient.

    1. There’s no recovering of any kind, the boy is dead

    2. There’s no recovering of any kind, the boy is dead… “Self defense gone wrong”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *