By Simdi Gloria:-
The streets of Warri, Delta State are filled with angry protesters after policemen attached to the Ebrumede Division killed a woman and her little child while they were trying to arrest some suspected Internet fraudsters.
Information gathered has it that the woman and her daughter were crushed by the vehicle used by the policemen who drove recklessly in pursuit of the fraudsters, otherwise known as Yahoo boys.
According to Sahara reporters, the police vehicle hit a tricycle the mother and child were in, killing them on the spot.
After seeing that they had killed a mother and her little child, the police quickly escaped on sighting a mob advancing towards them and the mob set ablaze their patrol van left in the scene of the crime.
One of the eyewitnesses said, “The policemen were pursuing some Yahoo boys and the police van rammed into a Keke (tricycle) with a woman and child who died on the spot. The policemen escaped immediately when they saw that a crowd was coming after them. The police left their Hilux van and escaped from the scene. The crowd set ablaze the Hilux van during the protest.”
A mob has gathered at the scene and protesting the kill.
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