Benue on rampage: Police kills okada rider

Crime Watch

Angry residents in Naka town in Makurdi, Benue state went on rampage and set some areas on fire after the tragic death of a motorcyclist popularly known as Okada rider who was allegedly killed by the police.

According to an eyewitness report, trouble started after the police seized a motorbike from the Okada rider which made his colleagues (other motorcyclists) join to demand for its release.

In the course of the exchange between the Okada riders and the police, one of them was shot dead.

This made angry residents and Okada riders go on rampage to protest against the man’s death.