Saturday, 3 September 2016

Drunk Policeman in Benue Allegedly Shoots Driver, Passengers for Refusing to Greet Him

A police officer serving in the middlebelt area of Nigeria has been accused of shooting unarmed civilians under the influence of alcohol.
Drama broke out in Benue State on Friday, August 2, 2016, when a certain mobile police officer (MOPOL) identified as Corporal Terfa, attached to a checkpoint in Zaki Biam area of the state allegedly opened up fire on a driver and his passengers simply because the driver refused to exchange pleasantries with him.

Idoma Voice gathered that although, no life was lost, but a kid was said to have sustained bullet wounds during the infamous incident.

Narrating the incident, an eyewitness, Saror Sekav, said, “Our police are funnily stupid. Today, I saw the worst cadre.






“A policeman stopped us at a checkpoint in Zaki Biam and ordered us out of the car on the grounds that our driver was fond of not greeting him.

"We and the driver begged that he should let us go but he refused. We thought he was joking until when he turned down his superior's order to allow us leave."
The leadership of the Benue State Police Command was yet to issue a press statement as regards the gross misconduct of one of its members as at the time of filing this report.
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