A young boy has been reportedly killed by a yet-to-be-identified Policeman over N20 sachet pure water in Kabba area of Kogi state.
Metronetworknews gathered that the death of the boy has triggered a wide protest by angry youths in the area.
It was further learnt that the protesters barricaded the police station in the town, chanting war songs as the Police made efforts to dispel them with firing of tear gas.
According to residents of the area, the boy was alleged to have taken a sachet of pure water belonging to the policeman from the Policeman’s car to drink before he met his untimely death.
The Kogi State Commissioner of Police CO Edward Egbuka confirmed the incident
Egbuka, however, said a preliminary report from the Area Commander of the Police revealed that the accused officer only tried to defend himself when he had an altercation with the deceased victim.