Residents of Kwale, headquarters of Ndokwa West
Local Government Area, Delta State, were Tuesday
night, thrown into confusion following the sudden
death of a 50-year-old pepper soup seller at the
sound of sporadic gunshots by police officers.
It was gathered that the victim allegedly slumped
and died after trembling in shock during the
gunshots from men of the Special Anti-Kidnapping
Squad of Delta State Police Command.
The policemen had come to the area to arrest the
National President of Ndokwa Youths Alive
Progressive Forum, NYAPF, Mr. Ozegbe Adoh.
Adoh was apprehended on allegations of
involvement in the vandalism of the Independent
Power Plant at Okpai in Ndokwa East Local
Government Area last year.
Residents told Vanguard that Adoh was relaxing with
his friends at about 8p.m., when the officers
“The deceased was not hit by stray bullets, but was
visibly overwhelmed by shock at the sound of the
gunshots, which made him to slump,” a source, who
craved anonymity said.
Police Public Relations Officer of the command,
Celestina Kalu, said Adoh was a fleeing prime
suspect in the vandalism of the power plant