A police officer on duty in Benue has allegedly shot and killed a motorcyclist, otherwise known as Okada rider over N50 bribe. For reportedly
interfering while a Nigerian Police officer was allegedly arguing with an Okada rider over N50 bribe, a motorcyclist (Okada rider) identified only as Friday, was on Monday, shot and killed by a police operative on duty along Aliade-Awajir road in Benue state.
According to an exclusive report by Idoma Voice , the deceased, who came to the scene to maintain peace, got more than he bargained for as the officer reportedly got angry, pulled the trigger and shot him on the forehead and he died on the spot.
It was gathered that the tragic incident sparked violence in the area as youths of the community threatened to set the police station where the officer is attached to on fire. The Benue State Police PPRO, Moses Yamu, however said the command was yet to receive the report. “We have not gotten the report. I will find out and get back to you,” he said. See photo below….
The slain okada rider