A suspected kidnapper was been shot while unascertained number of persons arrested by security operatives detached from Ughelli Area Command and Otu-Jeremi division in Ewu-Urhobo community, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The shot victim is popularly known as ‘Akatakpo, it was learned by the
According to a source from the community “The victim who own one of the Hotels in the community, was shot because after his arrest, some hoodlums engaged the police in a violent manner and the led to the shooting of Akatakpo.
A senior security source attached to the Delta State Police Command, who confirmed the arrest said, “Some boys were arrested for alleged of kidnapping, so in the process of interrogation, his name was mentioned.
“This prompted his arrest, and while he was arrested, some youths tries to fight the Police, and this makes the Police to shot him Akatakpo, in the leg.
He is responding to treatment in an undisclosed hospital
When contacted via text message, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edafe Bright, in his reply said, “Not Aware”.