An indignant ‘mad’ man (identify withheld) within the early hours of Saturday, was reported to have killed an Okada Rider, Mr. Elias Ofoke in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Capital.
The sufferer, a father of six youngsters, hails from Agbaja Unuhu in Abakaliki Native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State.
He left his household this morning seeking every day bread, solely to lose his life in a controversial circumstance.
Experiences revealed that members of Neighborhood Watch Safety Outfit had early this morning tried to arrest the alleged mad man who resisted them.
The resistance led to the torturing of the mentally challenged individual by some members of the safety outfit.
After the torture, the sufferer was deserted to the shock of passerby who pleaded with them to not abandon him as such might endanger the lives of others throughout the surroundings.
Moments of the encounter, an harmless Okada man who dropped his passenger within the space, whereas attempting to maneuver his bike was immediately crushed to dying by the mad man who was but to recuperate from the shock of the assault he acquired from the Neighbourhood Watch Safety.
The ‘mad’ man out of anger over the torture he acquired, hit the Okada Rider on the top. This singular motion led to the dying of the motorbike operator.
Members of Motorbike Transport Union, Ebonyi State Chapter have been left speechless following the brutal killing of one in every of their members, Mr. Elias Ofoke, who was killed within the early hours of the day by the ‘mad’ man.
The incident occurred round Udensi bridge in Abakaliki.
Reacting, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Kpirikpiri Division, SP Chris Anyanwu who confirmed the incident suggested members of Okada Union to nonetheless nostril for background info in regards to the incident because the police would perform an in-depth into the matter.
Additionally, the State Chairman, Motorbike Transport Union, Ebonyi State Chapter, Comrade Paulinus Atam, who frowned on the tragic incident defined that the Union has by no means recorded such case since his emergence because the chairman of the Affiliation.
He referred to as on the State Authorities to fish out mad males in Abakaliki metropolis in an effort to forestall such incidence sooner or later, whereas consoling with the bereaved household and your entire members of the Union.
In the meantime, the State Commissioner for Inner Safety and Border Peace, Chief Stanley Okoro Emegha, on telephone stated that he has already been notified of the tragic incident.
“We had already referred to as on the police to wade into the matter and be certain that the perpetrator be dropped at e book.”
The Commissioner additionally doubted the potential for the alleged actions of the Neighbourhood Watch Safety on the mad man including that the safety outfit who’ve been working for the security of the individuals within the state couldn’t unleash assault on a mad individual and abandon such an individual to hazard the lives of others on the streets.
A Nephew to the deceased, Mr. Opoke Harmless who recognized his Late uncle as a married man with six youngsters, referred to as on the State Authorities to come back to the help of the deceased household because the demise of the sufferer has created a really massive vacuum which wanted the intervention of each the State Authorities and the Okada Union.
The corpse of the sufferer was later deposited to the FETHA 1 Mortuary, Abakaliki, whereas the wounded ‘mad’ man was taken to the Police Clinic for medical analysis and a focus.