Policeman kills NYSC member in Abuja

OrijoReporter.com, Linda Angela Igwetu

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Linda Angela Igwetu, has been killed in cold blood by a trigger-happy cop identified as Benjamin Peters.

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Late Igwetu, was a graduate of University of Lagos, and serving at Outsource Global Company in Mabushi but a day into the completion of service, precisely Wednesday, she was cut down at her prime at a police checkpoint by Peters.

It was said that the deceased was among the set of ‘corpers’ that would be passing out today (Thursday) and went partying in celebration of the milestone with some friends when her demise occurred in a brutal manner.

According to convener of #EndSARS #ReformPoliceNG, Mr. Segun Awosanya, “She finished at work late at 11 p.m (Tuesday) and joined a few friends for a hangout before their passing out parade scheduled for Thursday (today).

“They left for home around 3 a.m (Wednesday) and was shot at shortly after the checkpoint near Ceddi Plaza by a police officer, identified as Benjamin Peters.

“The bullet hit Angela on her side, by the midriff, and she began losing blood in the open roof vehicle.

“She was rushed to the Garki Hospital but they would not treat her until they saw a police report, despite the fact that the police officers were present. While the deliberation was ongoing, Angela bled to death.”


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