PORT HARCOURT—AN unnamed popcorn vendour met his tragic end yesterday, as he was killed by a stray bullet alleged to have been shot by policemen at Emenike Junction, along St. Andrews State School, Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The victim, who sold popcorn, lay in a pool of blood when News men visited the scene.
An eyewitness stated: “I had barely left the spot when the unfortunate incident happened about 3p.m.”
It was not clear which Police squad fired the shot or which the direction it came from.
Zaki Ahmed, The state Commissioner of Police, and Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, were yet to confirm or respond to the incident when contacted by men of the press.