Police Shoot 19-Year-Old Boy For Impregnating A 17-Year-Old Girl In Rivers State
A 19-year-old boy may lose the leg to amputation after he was shot by a police officer for impregnating a girl.
Narrating the ordeal, the father of the victim said he was in his compound in K. Dere community in Gokana local government area of Rivers State on Friday, August 21, 2020, around 7am, when a Sienna drove into his compound with about four armed police men.
They went straight to my son’s room door and were banging and cocking guns. I approached them to inquire from them what my son did wrong that they were looking for him, but none of them answered me. It was one of them who angrily told me that my son impregnated a girl.”.
The next thing he heard from the backyard of his house was a gunshot.
One of the officers shot his son on the leg simply because he impregnated a girl and went away with him, while he was bleeding profusely and hid him in a private hospital