A boy has allegedly been murdered by a police officer over N20 sachet water in Kogi.
Sources stated that the boy took the sachet water belonging to the policeman from his car to drink before he was killed by the security operative, Daily Post reports.
The boys death led to a protest by the youths in Kabba town on Saturday morning. They barricaded the police station in the area and began to sing war songs.
The State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, confirmed the incident but stated that the police officer carried out his actions while trying to defend himself during an altercation with the victim.
He also promised to carry out further investigation to find out the cause of the murder.
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