COMMOTION broke out in Asaba yesterday evening as two Hausa/Fulani cattle rearers allegedly stabbed a policeman to death at the heat of argument with daggers.
The incident took place at about 6. 15 pm, yesterday along the Direct Labour Agency DLC road Asaba.
At the heat of the commotion, the policeman was stabbed in the stomach.
Eyewitness who simply gave his name as Charles told Vanguard that “when the officer was bleeding slumped, many people felt he has died and lynched the two of them instantly.
When this reporter visited the Police ‘A’ Division, a large crowed gathered while two corpses were seen on the ground.
It was not immediately ascertained if the stabbed policeman has died or hospitalized.
Contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Charles Muka said “ about the incident two Hausa/ Fulanis attacked a policeman with dagger and mob lynched the two of them.
But that policeman’s identity was yet to be known , we don’t know if he is from this command and whether is dead or the hospital he is”