A truck conveying chippings on Wednesday crushed a police officer on a cease and search responsibility to loss of life alongside Owerri/Okigwe expressway in Imo state.
The incident which occurred at Atta within the Ikeduru Native Authorities Space of Imo state precipitated panic within the space.
When our correspondent visited the scene of the incident, different law enforcement officials have been seen on the scene of the incident.
The incident precipitated heavy site visitors gridlock on the expressway as folks surged to the scene of the incident.
The lifeless physique of the police officer was seen on the bottom, however gun wielding police operatives didn’t permit folks to return shut.
This was simply because the trailer fled with out stopping.
A motorist, who merely recognized himself as Iyke Don, advised our correspondent that the heavy responsibility truck crushed the officer after the cop had waved at it to cease in order to gather the same old N50 ‘roja’.
He stated that the trailer which was on a velocity lane and blared his horns repeatedly and rammed on the police officer who refused to exit from the tarred highway.
He stated: “A truck loaded with chippings crushed him after he flagged it down and it refused. The victim who was on a stop and search duty with his colleagues refused to run out of the main road. Other police officers went after the killer truck and driver but I am not sure if they were able to get him”
When contacted, the police spokesperson within the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, stated that the command had been communicated.
He stated: “We have just been told. I am just hearing it. Necessary action has been activated by the command. The command is saddened by the sad development”.
Additionally, tragedy was on Wednesday averted as a home spouse stabbed her husband, Jude Madu whereas he was at sleep.
A neighbour of the household, who pleaded anonymity, advised our correspondent that the enraged spouse had suspected that her husband was dishonest on her.
The supply stated that the lady waited till her husband slept earlier than stabbing him 3 times.
He stated that the person who wakened ran out and was rushed to federal medical heart, Owerri, for medical remedy.
In response to the supply, “Mr. Jude Madu, a resident of Owerri was allegedly stabbed by his spouse who suspected her husband of getting a facet stylish.
“The person fortunately escaped and was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre Owerri the place he’s in essential situation and receiving remedy.
“Mr. Jude reportedly jolted up from sleep and ran for his pricey life after his spouse stabbed him 3 times whereas he was quick asleep.”