Hours after a soldier deployed to Warri, Delta state allegedly shot and killed a young man there, there’s been serious uproar in the city.
Trouble started after it was discovered that soldiers instructed to ensure citizens comply to the stay at home order, killed a newly engaged man who was on his way to tend to his pregnant fiancee’s needs.
Residents took to the streets in defiance of the lockdown to attack soldiers and burn their motorcycles.
The said man was going to get money to finance his pregnant fiancee’s medical bills when he was possibly stopped by the army officials and in course of the confrontation, they killed him.
The situation has caused anarchy in the town as an angry mob is seen burning down a motorcycle and attacking two persons in army uniform.
It was also revealed that in the same town, an angry mob were spotted attacking some government officials who were mobilized to ensure that the residents observe the lockdown.