According to an Instagram user @Jordiithegreat who shared videos from the scene, the commercial driver was shot dead after he refused giving the policeman N100.
Happening live in rukpokwu and rumodumaya community of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. As police officer shoots and kill a small boy who is a Keke driver over 100 naira. The police man asked the Keke driver to give him 100 naira and the boy said he doesn’t have 100 naira to give to them, after much argument the police officer shoots the young boy and they ran away.
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Brother to late Schoolboy, who is also a keke driver, in an interview with NigeriaInfo, explained that while he was preparing to start work for the day, he was informed that his brother has been shot dead by a policeman.
He added that following the incident, the body of Schoolboy was taken to the police but alleged that they were prevented from getting closer to the station as officers began to shot at youths as they approached, killing and injuring some.
INTERVIEW: Brother to Late Schoolboy, Okechukwu, a keke driver killed this morning by Police officers in Rukpokwu, Rivers State narrates what happened to his brother.
— NigeriaInfoPH (@NigeriaInfoPH) December 10, 2020
The incident has since sparked outrage in Rukpokwu community as they demand justice for the late keke driver.
Watch some graphic photos and videos from the scene of the incident below;
A Police Officer allegedly shot a keke driver all because he refused to give him bribe.
— Tunde Ednut (@TundeEddnut) December 10, 2020
— LEGIT9JA (@Legit_9ja) December 10, 2020
Pls you need to retweet this.
This happen in Port Harcourt this morning. Police shot a keke man just because of 100 naira @PoliceNG #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeraNOW
Davido| Wizkid | Grammy | Buhari #LekkiMassacre CNN and BBC pic.twitter.com/ggKY3WBGKF
— 9ja Classic ✪ (@9ja_classic) December 10, 2020
— Info@ICBlog.com (@IjeomacynthiaA) December 10, 2020
Protest brakes out at Rukpokwu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State after Nigerian Police Officer murdered a Keke driver for refusal to pay N100 bribe this morning.#PHTwitterCommunity#EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeria pic.twitter.com/9Wqajgzgjs
— Port Harcourt People (@AskPHPeople) December 10, 2020