Mother Of Anambra Man Shot Dead In Rivers Youth Protest Over Impeachment Notice On Gov. Fubara Cry For Help, Begs Police To Retrieve Son’s Corpse
Mrs. Callister Ugiri mother of 27 year old Onyekachi Ugiri and resident of Borokiri, Portharcourt caught by bullet on his head during protest against planned impeachment of Governor Sim Fubara on Tuesday,31st,October,2023 has cried out to the Governor for help and also called on the Police to produce dead body of her Son.
In an interview with our reporter,
Mrs. Ugiri said ” On Tuesday one boy our neighbour, his name is Chiwedu. I heard that Chiwedu came to the house to carry my Son to go for protest in support of the Governor .
“At night after I waited and did not see my Son, I asked my daugther where is her brother, She told me our neighbour Chiwendu took her brother for protest in support of the Governor.
“On Wednesday Chiwendu came back again and told my daugther that he took my Son to protest in support of the Governor and as Police was shooting, bullet caught Onyekachi my Son on the head. Then my son ran and entered one building where he died, Chiwendu ran away while others were arrested.
“I went to old GRA Police station, they said I should go to Control room at headquarters, I also went to Control room at headquarters from there to State CID they said he is not there. I also went to BMH,I saw two persons with bullet wound, I did not see my Son. I went to Police Clinic, where they said somebody is with bullet wound, I did not see him there.
“This morning(Friday 3 November 2023) I saw video of my son’s dead body with blood all over. I am begging the Police to provide the dead body of my son where ever it is and also calling on the Governor to come to my aid”.
Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police, CP Nwonyi Emeka denied knowledge of killing of anybody by the police on protest day. CP Emeka denied knowledge of death of Onyekachi Ugiri in a press briefing on Friday saying no report of such before him.
But the Mother of the deceased victim, Mrs. Callister Ugiri said she has made compliant at Borokiri Police Division