Police Station set ablaze by angry mob on Wednesday 16 December 2020 in Igboukwu in the Aguata LGA of Anambra State, over the alleged killing of a commercial motorcyclist by a bribe seeking police officer in the area.
The deceased was reportedly riding on his bike at 8 pm when he was flagged down by some policemen who questioned him on why he was riding the bike when an order that they should not ride once it is 9 pm.
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He was to have told the policeman that it was just 8 pm and his response did not go down well with the police who attempted to confiscate his bike while the man put up resistance.
meanwhile, passer-by who had sympathy with the man intervened which led to a heated argument between them and the police, resulting in the shooting to death of the bike operator by the police.