Photo of Policeman Who Died During Fight With Soldiers in Rivers State
Policeman, Hosea Yakubu dies during fight with soldiers in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Yakubu was returning from patrol duty with two of his colleagues when they were accosted by a military officer in mufti uniform who accused them of driving against traffic to avoid a gridlock on Eleme road.
A fight ensued between the policemen and some military officers after the police driver was slapped.
A family source told The Nation that the late police officer was struck with a thick wood, which made him fall to the ground. He was later rushed to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) for medical attention, but died at the hospital.
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