EndSARS protesters kill policeman, injure another, steal AK47 rifle in Delta

Protesters killed a policeman and injured another during the #EndSARS protest in Ughelli Delta State on Thursday.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu in a statement Friday morning identified the murdered cop as Inspector Etaga Stanley.

His injured counterpart was named as Sergeant Patrick Okuone. The two victims of protesters were all attached to ‘A’ Division in Ughelli.

Also, protesters destroyed a number of police vehicles and stole an AK 47, with 25 rounds of ammunition.

His injured counterpart was named as Sergeant Patrick Okuone. The two victims of protesters were all attached to the ‘A’ Division in Ughelli.

Also, protesters destroyed a number of police vehicles and stole an AK 47, with 25 rounds of ammunition.

Adamu condemned the attacks as unprovoked, cruel, and unwarranted.

He warned that the police “will no longer tolerate any attack” on their men or any member of the law enforcement community by any individual or group protesting under any guise.

Adamu acknowledged the rights of citizens to protest as legitimate means for airing their concerns and views.

“It must, however, be carried out with all sense of responsibility and within the confines of the law”, he said..

He condoled with the family and friends of Corporal Etaga Stanley.

He also commended the officers of the Delta State Police Command for exercising restraint in the face of the unjustified provocation

He has also directed the Commissioner of Police, Delta State to carry out a discrete investigation into the attacks and bring the killer protesters to book.

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