Police mount ‘dangerous roadblock, cause death of four persons in fatal accident’ in Anambra

Posted on July 04 2017 , at 10:39 am
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  • The incident reportedly prompted some protesters to storm the police station.

The protesters at the police station.

An illegal roadblock allegedly mounted by the operatives of a police station in Anambra has reportedly led to the death of four persons.

According to an eyewitness who shared the ugly incident on Facebook, a group of policemen at Obosi police station mounted their ‘usual roadblock at a dangerous sharp corner’ and a motorcycle rider who attempted to avoid the roadblock crashed into another oncoming rider on Sunday.

The passengers of both motorcycles were reportedly sent flying in the air as a result.

People protesting at the roadblock
One of the victims

The witness said three persons died on the spot, while an unidentified lady later died at a nearby hospital where she was taken.

The incident reportedly prompted some protesters to storm the police station, with the offending officers escaping into the station.

This post first appeared on NEWSROOM.

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