A POLICEMAN identified as Supol Innocent has killed a widow identified as Mrs. Peace after hitting her at Aba Central Police Station, Abia state.
The deceased who was selling second-hand clothing materials known as Okirika, had her business within the vicinity was hit to the wall by a Mercedes Benz jeep driven by the traffic officer
Another account has it that Police personnel was trying to reverse the vehicle before he lost control and smashed the widow who was passing-by to the wall unknowingly.
She was said to have been taken to the Police Clinic at the Aba Area Command for medical attention by rescuers immediately after the incident happened.
Efforts to save her life however proved abortive as she was said to have died a few minutes later as the vehicle injured her on the stomach region, leaving her with severe bleeding.
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“It was around 1 am. I saw a black Mercedes Jeep that someone was trying to drive out. I heard a loud sound with a woman hit to the wall. It all happened within a second. There was blood all over the ground.
The Public Relations Officer, Abia State Police Command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, who confirmed the incident, said the corpse had been deposited in a mortuary while the officer is being detained.
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