Inhumanity of man to man. Police brutality and murder being the intent and nothing more as police kill 20 year old motorcyclist.
The 20 year old commercial motorcycle rider in Adamawa State has been shot dead by the police for not paying a bribe of N100.
Arabo Dauda, the cyclist was killed at a police checkpoint in Maiha town under Maiha Local Government Area of the state according to our S’Teller.
Chairman of Maiha the council area, Idi Amin, confirmed the incident to our S’Teller on Tuesday.
“I got a distress call yesterday that a policeman had shot dead a 20-year-old young man at a checkpoint in Maiha.
“Upon inquiry, I learnt it was because the youth did not give N100 at the checkpoint.
“The boy was said to have been shot from behind while returning home from where he bought petrol.
“I was further informed that the police had made it mandatory for all commuters along that road to pay N100 before they are allowed access.
“I have informed the Commissioner of Police, Brigade Commander and the state governor of the incident.” The Chairman stated.
The killing of the young man had caused civil unrest in the town, the angry youths have resulted to protest.
The killer policeman is now in detention at Zone 3 headquarters of the police command in Yola.