Benin - A trigger-happy policeman has killed two nursing mothers at a funeral in Ivhiokhile quarters in Fugar, the administrative headquarters of Etsako Central local government area of Edo State, reports The Nation.
The police bullet narrowly missed a two-month-old baby strapped to the back of his mother before hitting the woman on her neck.
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Trouble started when the policeman and his colleagues, who accompanied a traditional ruler in Uzaire clan, HRH Imonike Omogbai, to the event, started shooting sporadically for God’s-known-reason.
It was alleged that the policeman opened fire when the traditional ruler was about leaving the venue.
The policeman has been arrested and investigation has commenced.
Read more at The Nation.
- News 24