On June 15, there was an uproar in Okere prison, Delta State as visitor is shot dead by prison guard after cocaine was found in the package he brought for an inmate who is his friend.
According to Sahara Reporters, the deceased brought food items for his friend who is an inmate and cocaine was found amongst the items, however, he met his death when he tried escaping upon interrogation.
It was learnt that one of the operatives shot him in the leg as he tried to escape. The security guard was said to have shot him a second time while he was still crawling, in pain.
A source said:
“There’s panic in Okere prison in Warri as a Prison Armed Squad shot dead a visitor this afternoon. The visitor was said to have come to visit his friend when the incident happened.
With what visitors witnessed outside, the person came with tomatoes and some food items. And, in course of conducting their usual routine search on him, they discovered cocaine in the items. The visitor was thereafter subjected to further interrogation,” the source said.
But when he discovered that trouble loomed, he started running. One of the prison’s armed squad members present shot him in the leg. But while the person was still crawling, he shot him a second time and that killed him instantly”