Ochacho Carnival 2020 turns bloody as police allegedly kills 2 fun seekers

Nigerian police

Ochacho Carnival 2020 in Otukpo Town of Benue State recently turned bloody as police allegedly killed fun seekers.

At least, two people were killed on Christmas Day by a policeman who allegedly fired gunshot into a crowd during the music carnival.
According to information gathered, the incident occurred at the carnival in which Davido and some other top artistes were billed to perform in the home of one reigning millionaire, Daily Trust reports.

The event had barely started about 11:00pm, when gunshots fired by one of the policemen believed to be on duty at the venue rented the atmosphere and in the end two persons – a male and a female identified as Jennifer Robert whose birthday was on Xmas day – were killed.

At the sound of the gunshots caused the fun-seekers at the venue to scamper for safety during which there was a stampede and several others sustained injuries. The bodies of the deceased were later deposited at the morgue.

Meanwhile, spokesperson of the Police Command in Benue, DSP Catherine Anene debunked police involvement in the killing.

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