On Saturday, reports have it that a musician named Daniel Ikeaguchi, 22 aka sleek was shot dead at the Elelenwo area of Port Harcourt.
However, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State orders Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police to urgently terminate the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police.
Due to the incident which claimed the life of a promising young musician, the angry youths of the town came out to protest demanding justice for the slain musician.
According to sources, the deceased and his friend were waiting for a cab when they got accosted by men of the Police Anti-Robbery Unit.
“They were unarmed, nothing incriminating about them, but out of sheer fear of being arrested, the duo took to their heels. Following a chase that ensued, a riot policeman at De Topic Supermarket shot the musician.”
Reacting to the incident, SP Namdi Omoni, Rivers Command of the Nigerian Police confirming the incident said :
“Leader of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit on patrol along Elelenwo took one Daniel Ikeaguchi with Sgt Isaiah Ben attached to 35 PMF Jigawa but on guard duty at an Estate in Elelenwo, who allegedly shot the deceased to the Elelenwo Police Station.
“On the receipt of the report, the DPO, CSP Chima Nnaji immediately ordered that the boy who was bleeding be taken to the hospital, but he eventually died and was deposited at the UPTH Mortuary.
“The DPO after preliminary Investigation transferred the Sergeant and the four Policemen from Anti-Kidnapping to the State CID for further investigation. They are still being interrogated.”