How I Was Shot By A Policeman Proper In Entrance Of My Store
Ucheama Okani, 36-year-old Nigerian bricklayer, has informed his police harassment story.
The bricklayer who was allegedly shot at shut vary by a trigger-happy policeman in entrance of his workshop on Aba Highway, Umuahia, Abia State, final Thursday, is at present preventing for his life in a hospital.
Narrating his ordeal, the sufferer, Ucheama Okani, from the Ivo Native Authorities Space of the state, stated he approached his workshop to determine how protected it was to open.
He acknowledged, “Abruptly, anyone shouted that I ought to run. I seemed again and noticed some policemen and troopers at my again.
“I began to run in the direction of a container shut by when one of many policemen aimed for my leg and shot me.
“One of many troopers instantly rook offence with the policeman and requested him why he shot at me and turned away angrily.”
Okani, who was along with his spouse, Blessing, by his hospital mattress, stated he circled and noticed blood gushing out from his lap because the bullet pierced via his thigh and hit the container.
He acknowledged, “I instantly took off my pair of trousers and tied my thigh, whereas the individuals, who had gathered, took me to a hospital.
“It took the intervention of a church minister, who knew me, to make the hospital admit me. I’m recovering now.”
He defined that he was going through hardship settling the medical payments.
Blessing stated she wept when she was knowledgeable that her husband had been shot and thanked God that he survived the incident.
Efforts to succeed in the state Police Public Relations Officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, for his response proved abortive as calls put throughout to his cell phone have been unanswered.