A 9-year-old boy was hit and killed by a stray bullet, allegedly fired by members of a vigilante group in Agbaro, Delta State on Friday, October 26.
According to Israel Joe, the vigilantes shot sporadically in the area and the bullet hit the young boy, who was sitting in his mother’s shop. Another person was left injured. Read full report below:
ON THE KILLING OF A NINE YEAR-OLD BOY BY TRIGGERED HAPPY VIGILANTES IN AGBARO ON FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER
We express absolute displeasure on the unprofessional conducts of vigilante group in Agbaro Delta State which led to the death of a nine year old boy who was sitting in his mother’s shop. According to eye witness, there was no chaos in the area neither was there robbery nor stealing.
In announcing their presence was a sporadic gunshot that left the nine year old boy dead and another seriously injured. When I confronted CSP Nosa that DPO Agbaro Divisional police headquarters, he said they are on top the situation as the vigilantes are in his custody.