A soldier allegedly shot and killed an unidentified woman in Effurun near Warri in Delta state today April 30th. According to ThisDay, the woman whose daughter was getting married at a place far from her house, boarded a tricycle to a relatives house close to the venue of the wedding.
According to reports, the tricycle operator arrived her home early enough to beat the movement restriction as the state was observing its monthly sanitation exercise.
As the woman and the tricycle operator approached Jakpa junction, they were flagged down by soldiers but for fear of being detained and dealt with, the tricycle operator refused to stop.
The soldiers opened fire, hitting the woman. The bullet pierced through under her left breast. Her body has been deposited at the morgue.
The late woman’s first daughter named Alero confirmed the incident.