One Killed As Police and NSCDC Clash In Imo (Photos)

Men of the Squadron-18 Mobile Police, Owerri Imo State invaded the State Command premises of the Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corp(NSCDC) along Okigwe road OWERRI mid afternoon Monday 25th April, 22 requesting for the release of one of their men arrested & detained by the Civil Defence for an offence yet unknown.

After their request met series of refusal to release the mobile police man in their custody. The overly enraged Mopol men went into chaos beating & heavily attacking both the men & facilities at the Corp Premise.

In the process the State Civil Defence Commandant, Mr. MO Ogar who came out to address the situation was also heavily attacked, beaten with his uniform turn & striped off him. Which led the issue to degenerate to exchange of gun battle between men of the sister Para-military agencies that resulted to the unfortunate Death of a NSCDC Personnel and lot others seriously wounded.

It was learnt that the Mobile Police released their men in custody & whisked away the Commandant alongside with them.

The unfortunate situation kept the residence of City running Helter skelter for safety.

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