The late man who after church service on Sunday, went for a wedding ceremony in the city, with his new wife.
AdvertisementsAs they were going home after the event, on getting to the popular Ukwu Apu bus stop along Umule in Osisioma Ngwa Local Government, a policeman was said to have stopped a commercial tricyclist and demanded N20 bribe from the okada rider.
But according to reports, the okada rider allegedly refused to give the policeman who's known for his notorious act what he requested which prompt him to shoot at the okada rider but unfortunately he missed target and the shot went straight to the forehead of the newly wedded business.
The man died immediately even before any help was rendered. His wife reported that the killer of husband was a policeman in mofty.
The incident caused pandemonium in the neighborhood, as shop owners hurriedly closed for business in an attempt to evade possible police mass arrest.
Investigations are however still on, according to the state's commissioner of Police, Adeleye Oyebade.