A violent protest escalated in Rukpokwu a community in Portharcourt Nigeria.
The protest is said to have been triggered over police brutality in the area which had a tricycle driver shot dead by the police because he refused to give him N100.
According to a report gathered from an online Twitter user (Richaar Clauds) described the situation as violent.
He said: “Happening in my home town Rukpokwu police shot an unarmed Keke driver because he didn’t give him 100naira”
Happening in my home town rukpokwu police shot an unarmed keke driver because he didn't give him 100naira . .this is madness 😡😡 @riversstategov #LekkiMassacre #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeraNOW pic.twitter.com/Ad2T1zB172
— Minister of Port Harcourt 🇳🇬 (@RichardClauds) December 10, 2020
INTERVIEW: Brother to Late Schoolboy, Okechukwu, a keke driver killed this morning by Police officers in Rukpokwu, Rivers State narrates what happened to his brother.
— NigeriaInfoPH (@NigeriaInfoPH) December 10, 2020
Watch an interview made with the brother to Late Schoolboy, Okechukwu, a Keke driver killed by Police officers in Rukpokwu, Rivers State
He narrates what happened to his brother in the video.