GRAPHIC: Police sanction personnel for smashing driver’s head with wood over refusal to part with N200

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Hoodlums kill Police Inspector in Abia

By Perez Brisibe

THE Delta State Police Command, Sunday said it has defaulted five of its personnel including one Paul Audu who allegedly beat up a commercial bus driver and broke his head following the driver’s resistance to part with the sum of N200 at a police checkpoint along Eku-Abraka road in Ethiope East local government area of the state.

The incident which occurred last Thursday also led to widespread condemnation on the professionalism of policemen on the social media with most persons accusing the police of inciting another round of #EndSARS protest.

Findings by Vanguard revealed that the driver identified as Godwin Akpama, was said to have been conveying some female traders in a white bus with registration number, AKL 681 YP from Abraka to Sapele when he was stopped by the policemen who had mounted a checkpoint along the road.

Recounting his ordeal, the driver who has since been treated, disclosed that one of the policemen identified as Paul Audu had smashed his…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper