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27 years old man crushed to death by fleeing policemen in Imo state

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A vehicle conveying two policemen in crushed a 27 years old man identified as Chinedu Nwedu to death in Eziorsu community in Oguta council of Imo State .

The sad incident occurred on Sunday May 10 while the policemen who were led by one Sergeant Ikiira Sunday from Mopol 29 in Awka, Anambra State were hurriedly getting away from the scene of a breached pipeline. 

The policemen who were accosted by military men at Egbema as well as community youths, reportedly engaged the soldiers in a gun battle while trying to escape after a successful operation at the pipeline. 

According to the Nation, late Mr Nwedu was knocked down when the policemen zoomed off in their vehicle after being overpowered by the military men. They’ve now been taken into custody. 

Orlando Ikeokwu, the Imo state’s Police spokeperson confirmed the incident but described it as an “accident”. 

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