IMO BLACK MONDAY: ‘This is the most surprising death I have ever witnessed’…Eye witness …As Civil Defense Corps Killed mother, 8-month-old baby in Owerri
An eye witness has revealed how he watched Civil Defense Corps shoot dead a lactating mother alongside her 8-month-old baby, at Fire Service junction, in Owerri, Imo State capital, on Monday.
According to State Police Command, Imo State, an eyewitness disclosed that he saw stray bullets from the officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps kill an eight -month -old baby and her mother at Fire service junction in Owerri, the state capital on Monday.
Thhe spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, said that an eyewitness disclosed that stray bullets from NSCDC personnel who were in a moving vehicle hit the mother and child who were standing at the popular fire service junction, while waiting for a vehicle to board, in Owerri.
Narrating the gory incident, Okoyo said that the victims were immediately, rushed to a hospital in Owerri where the baby was pronounced dead.
Speaking, the police spokesman said “investigation is on going but an eyewitness account said that stray bullets from NSCDC personnel hit the woman and her baby. They were rushed to a hospital where the baby was confirmed dead. This eyewitness account has not foreclosed investigation. Investigation is ongoing to certain what actually happened.”
Famousreporters.com recalls that a nursing mother and her 8-month-old baby were killed on Monday at Fire service junction in Owerri by stray bullets by men in a moving vehicle.
An account also revealed that another woman suspected to be the mother to the nursing woman was also shot.
According to an eyewitness, the diseased were waiting for a vehicle at Fire Service junction when they were hit by bullets.
An eyewitness said “This is the most surprising death I have ever witnessed. I was also waiting for a taxi with the nursing mother where I was admiring her baby.
“She was with her mother who helped her to carry her baby who should be about eight months. But when I left there to buy something, I heard gunshots across. Unfortunately, it was the same people I was standing with that are lying lifeless, killed by men in a moving vehicle. This is unbelievable.”