Following the killing of a cab driver identified as Ngozi Dennis by stray bullet, the residents of Ogbogoro community in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers state, was thrown into pandemonium and took to the streets breaking bottles and disrupting flow of traffic as a result of the killing.
While speaking to newsmen, eyewitness disclosed that men of the Special Anti-Robbery squad, SARS stormed the community and started shooting sporadically, adding that the stray bullet hit Denis who was on his way to the community.
He said it’s yet to be ascertained why SARS stormed the community, adding that there has been no recent incident of crime in the area.
Meanwhile, the son of the killed cab driver, Joshua Dennis said that his deceased father was indiscriminately shot by SARS officials.
He denied claims that his father was a culprit, “It is not true. My father is a taxi driver. He loads passengers from Ozuoba to Ogbogoro here. Everybody knows him. The police must explain why they came into our community.
When contacted, the Spokesman of the Rivers state Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni refused comment on the matter.