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Mob sacks police station, damage patrol vehicles in Delta

By Austin Ogwuda, Asaba

A mob attack by protesters numbering over 200 have sacked a police station at Ashaka in Ndokwa East Local Government area of Delta State in protest against the death of a young man who got drowned in the river as police raided some hideouts.

SaturdayVanguard gathered that a combined team of policemen and anti-cult group from the community carried out an early morning raid at some hideouts where cannabis are sold.

And in course of the raid some persons running away from being arrested jumped into the Ase creek where no one person as at the press time was confirmed drowned.

Angered by the death of the young man the mob marched to the police station and damaged anytime at site.

State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Lucky Uyabeme told reporters yesterday that “mob numbering over 200 persons attacked and destroyed the police station windows, charge room including two patrol vehicles parked in the station”.

He further stated that “one Emeka and other principal suspects have been arrested and we (police) are warning fleeing suspects to surrender themselves to security agents”.


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