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Policeman Shoot Female Colleague Dead While Enforcing Lockdown In Rivers

Valentine Chinyem

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A policeman attached to the Rivers State Task Force team has killed his a female colleague.

The incident took place around 5pm on Thursday, while the police were trying to enforce the movement restriction put in place by the state government to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the city.

It was revealed that 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 she was shot by her colleague, who is a police sergeant around 5pm.

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