Angry Mobs Takes To Street, Demand Justice Over Death Of Member In Rivers

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Lots of sympathisers and mechanics at the popular auto spare parts market at Ikoku, Mile 3 area of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, have gone to protests in the streets of Port-Harcourt to demand justice over the death of Chima Ikunado.

The deceased, a car repairer, died in controversial circumstances in police custody after he was arrested for traffic offence and suspected car theft in December, 2019. 

On Monday 20th January, the angry protesters made bonfire with tires as they barricaded some roads leading around the market, leading to gridlock in parts of the city. Nnamdi Omoni, the spokesperson for Rivers State police, when contacted on the matter, said the case is being handled and that findings will be made public upon the completion of investigations.

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