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Published On: Thu, Jul 25th, 2013

Delta State: Ashaka Mob Sacks Police Station, Damage Patrol Vehicles

Delta State Commissioner of Police Mr Ikechujwu Aduba

(LAGOS JULY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Mob numbering over 200 have sacked a police station at Ashaka in Ndokwa east local government area of Delta State in protest of the death of a young man who drowned in the river as police raided some hideouts.
Vanguard gathered that a combined team of policemen and anti-cult group from the community carried out an early morning raid at some hideouts where cannabis are sold.

And in course of the raid some persons running away from being arrested jumped into the Ase creek where no one person as at the press time was confirmed drowned.
Angered by the death of the young man the mob marched to the police station and damaging anytime at site.
State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Lucky Uyabeme told reporters yesterday that “mob numbering over 200 persons attacked and destroyed the police station windows, charge room including two patrol vehicles parked in the station”.
He further stated that “one Emeka and other principal suspects have been arrested and we (police) are warning fleeing suspects to surrender themselves to security agents”.
Source: Vanguard

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