A University of Port Harcourt student Edah
Oghenekevwe Richard lost his life last night
after he was allegedly hit by a police van
driving one-way.

Richard, whose birthday it was yesterday,
was on his way back from Church and
standing along Assemblies of God Church
junction in Alakahia, PH, when he was
allegedly hit by Police Van with registration
number NPF 1791D driven by Inspector John

“The police van after hitting the boy, tried to
drive off but were stopped by onlookers at
the junction and eyewitnesses who
demanded that the victim be taken to the

The police agreed and took him to the
University of Portharcourt Teaching Hospital
(UPTH), but on reaching there, they allegedly
told the attending nurses that they just
picked him while they were driving along
NNPC Filling station at Rumuosi and they
weren’t aware of what had happened to
him.” a source close to the case told LIB

“It was one of the nurses in the hospital that
took down the details of one of the
policemen involved. When called by the
family members of the boy, the policeman
denied it in it’s entirety.
The police up till now are still denying the
incident despite the several onlookers and
eyewitnesses that were at the scene of the
accident.” he added.

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