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According to Edujandon.com, an iron excavator, identified only as Aminu, was allegedly killed by a police officer belonging to the Agbor Police Division after he allegedly refused to pay a bribe of N1, 000 demanded by the officer.

See How The Incident Happened And What Actually Caused It

The incident occurred in Delta State’ s Ika South Local Government Area, and it is being investigated. Edujandon.com Metro reported that, the trigger- happy cop allegedly sought ‘ daily dues’ from the deceased, despite the fact that he had not made any sales at the time.

The late Aminu apparently agreed to pay N500 twice when the police officer pressured him further, which enraged the officer who allegedly pulled his revolver and threatened to shoot the victim, according to community sources.

As the dispute progressed, the police officer became certain that Aminu did not intend to pay the money, and he felt the need to threaten him even more. ” There was a gunshot after that, and the man died on the spot, ” the insider continued.

See How A Peaceful Protest Was Organised By The Youths Of The Area

DSP Bright Edafe, the state Police Public Relations Officer, stated that he was not aware of the event but promised to get back to our correspondent as soon as possible.

A peaceful protest was conducted at the Agbor Police Area Command, Agbor- Obi, by members of the Arewa Progressive Forum, Ika branch, in order to demand justice for the victim, who happened to be a member of the organisation.

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A man was killed by some trigger- happy police personnel in Kilo, Surulere, Lagos State, yesterday, raising the total number of reported extra- judicial killings in the state this month to three, according to the police.

See Another Incident That Happened Between A Policeman And A Driver

Earlier in March, a police officer shot and killed a bus driver in the Mosan, Ayobo area of Lagos after the driver refused to accept payment. Two weeks later, a teenager was slain in Ikorodu, Lagos, after a stray bullet struck him during a gunfight between police officers and some cultists.

After being shot by an officer connected to the Soloki Police Station in Surulere during the early hours of Wednesday, the victim, a motorcyclist known as Ademola Moshood, was only a few blocks from from his home when he was killed.

In the eyes of eyewitnesses, Moshood was shot in the head at close range after refusing to part with N200 in exchange for protection from officers after being thrashed by the latter.

See How The Death Of The Driver Led To Attacks In The Area

Three officers, simply described as AK, Patrick, and an unidentified officer, who were reportedly involved in the act, were on patrol when they spotted Moshood at the Kilo bus- stop in Surulere, stopped him, and demanded money from him, according to reports.

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Residents of the region have claimed that police officers at the Soloki police station engage in everyday extortion of commercial bus drivers and motorcyclists, also known as Okada riders, according to the residents.

The officers stopped the dead and attempted to extort money from the biker, but he refused to give them any money because he stated that he had closed for the day and was merely returning home, ” according to a local citizen who asked not to be identified.

See What The Alleged Policemen Did After The Death Of The Man

Despite his protests, the officers insisted that he pay them money and were uninterested in whatever he had to say. The next thing we know, one of them had approached him from behind, placed his gun to the Okada rider’ s head, and fired.

Another eyewitness stated that when the police officers realized that the man had died, they promptly fled the area with the deceased’ s motorcycle while leaving the body behind.

When they realized he was dead, they rushed off in their patrol van with the dead man’ s motorcycle, leaving him lying on the ground in a pool of his own blood at the bus stop, ” the witness recalls.

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