Live bullet from an AK47 rifle carried by an unnamed police officer has killed a 38-year-old woman in Onitsha.
The incident which happened on Saturday at about 8am saw an unnamed police inspector attached to a joint task force created by Governor Willie Obiano, code named; operation Nkpochapu while on duty along Owerri- Oba road pulling the trigger accidentally on one Ebelechukwu Emeka, a 38-year-old indigene of the state.
Though details of the incident remain sketchy, our correspondent learnt that the officer had forgotten to apply the safety catch of his rifle, causing his rifle to go off while he made to hold it up.
THISDAY gathered that the women who hails from Igbuala Ifitedunu in Dunukofia LGA of Anambra State was standing by the road side when the bullet from the rifle hit her. Read more