Tragedy struck on Thursday, March 23, in the Okohia community, Isiala Mbano, Imo state, where a policeman shot a 16-year-old boy Obinna Iwuoha dead, leaving 3 others in coma.
It was gathered that the incident occurred when youths, who gathered for a church rally for their church crusade which was billed to start on Saturday, March 25, had a flat tyre, at ‘Ukwu Omiri lawyer’, a metre away from where some police men were on a road duty.
It was alleged that, one of the police officers insisted that the youths must remove their vehicle from the place but the youths of Emmanuel Healing Power Ministry Incorporated, Uguiri, told the cop they were unable to move a vehicle with a flat tyre.
NAIJ.com gathered that an altercation reportedly ensued between one of the police men and the driver, resulting in the police officer allegedly slapping him consistently for three times.
However, a policeman, Ufere, who wasn't part of the argument, then emerged from nowhere and shot at the youths at close range, which led to the death of Obinna and left 3 other youths in coma.
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