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Policeman shoots NYSC member, driver during argument


The Policeman who shot NYSC member and a driver during argument has been arrested by the authorities of Bayelsa Police command.

The authorities of Bayelsa Police Command has arrested and taken into custody one Police Mobile Force (PMF) personnel for suspicion of Discreditable Conduct and Unlawful Use of his Firearm. .

The suspect, a male NCO, who was arrested on the orders of the State Commissioner of Police, CP Uche Anozia, is currently in detention at the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Yenagoa. .

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The unfortunate incident leading to his arrest happened on 6th January, 2020, when a PMF personnel on duty in a leading commercial bank in Yenagoa had an altercation with a driver of a commercial bus over parking rights.

In the ensuing argument, the policeman allegedly pulled the trigger of his rifle injuring the driver and a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Sun Newspaper is, however, reporting that the corps member died instantly, while doctors at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) are battling to save the life of the driver.