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How a Union Bank staff was killed for denting another man’s car in Port-Harcourt

Pascal Chukwuemeka Nnorom, a staff of Union Bank of Nigeria, has been killed by one Joseph Udoh.
 
Pascal
and his wife of 2 years, Priscilla, were on their way to attend the
wedding ceremony of Pascal’s colleague in Elelewon area of Port
Harcourt, Rivers State, on Saturday, May 13, 2017, when the sad incident
occurred. 


According
to Sun, Pascal’s journey to his untimely grave began when a Toyota
Camry car, driven by one Joseph Udoh, from Anang in Akwa Ibom State, hit
his Honda CRV SUV in Oil Mill area of the city, near the Eleme bridge. .


The
deceased, who hailed from Eziudo Mbaise, Imo State, was said to have
alighted from his vehicle and walked over to meet the driver of the
Camry. He placed his hand on the door of the Camry, but Udoh allegedly
refused to alight from his own car for them to resolve the matter.


Rather,
he quickly wound up the glass, trapping Pascal’s hand and then sped
off. In a chat with Sun, grieving Priscilla said: “He dragged him
several poles before he stopped.” .


In
the process of draging the victim, his body hit the hard pavement
severally. His spinal cord and legs were broken and he became
immediately unconscious and later died.


A
mob prevent Udoh from escaping. They tortured him and were about to
give him jungle justice before he was rescued by policemen. Priscilla
described the husband as her best friend. “He was everything to me,” she
added, sobbing profusely. .
According
to the widow, one of the most painful aspects of the death was that her
marriage to Pascal was yet to produce a child before his death. “When
the mob was beating Udoh, he told them he was ready to die, as far as he
had done what he wanted to do,” Priscilla said.

It
was gathered that soon after her husband was confirmed dead, Priscilla
fainted and had to be revived. Meanwhile, she has appealed to the
government and the security agencies to bring her husband’s killer to
book. “I want justice,” she said, wailing.

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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