Two Lifeless As Police And Hoodlums Conflict In Edo
Blood flowed freely on Tuesday on the Santana Market alongside Sapele Street in Benin after policemen and hoodlums clashed in Edo state.
This comes after the state authorities imposed a 24-hour curfew.
The federal government had positioned the curfew on the state following the violence which erupted on Monday throughout the #EndSARS protests rocking the nation.
However from Ekenwan Street to Airport Street, Sapele Street and different interchange junctions inside Benin metropolis, the youths took over strategic positions as they chanted anti authorities slogans.
The protest equally resumed in Auchi because the youths once more regrouped on the widespread Jattu junction, permitting solely motorists on important duties have been allowed free passage.
In the meantime, safety has been tightened in elements of the state capital and adjoining cities.
Hoodlums had hijacked the #EndSARS protests within the state on Monday after they attacked two correctional centres releasing inmates.
The thugs had additionally burnt down no fewer than 5 police stations within the state.