Residents of Afara Oriogu community, Umuahia have taken to the street to protest the killing of Christian Onuoha by a police officer.
The police officer identified as Collins Akpugo, allegedly shot the victim, 21-year-old Christian Onuoha, dead along the Okwulaga Afara-Ukwu, Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia state.
Breaking the sad news on social media, Twitter user @Royal_makky wrote;
Christian Onuoha shot dead by police man this evening at Okwulaga Afara-Ukwu, Ibeku, Umuahia, State.
This young man never cease to ask me corper, what did you cook? Always greeting Me.
I’m in pains tonight.
The people of the community have now stepped out in numbers to protest the killing of the young man. Watch a video of the protest by TVC below;
Residents of Afara Oriogu community, Umuahia protest killing of 21yrs old Christian Onuoha pic.twitter.com/CGynQhpp2U
— TVC News (@tvcnewsng) June 4, 2019
As at the time of filing this report, the state police command is yet to react to the allegation.