In Anambra: Residents protest as police roadblock leads to death of 4

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Residents of Obosi, Anambra state gather in protest

The two bikes reportedly collided, leading to the instant death of both persons on the second bike and the young man riding the first with his girlfriend.

News reports have revealed that no less than four people have died in Obosi, Anambra state as a result of a roadblock put in place by the police.

According to Facebook User, Mazi Nnadozie Uzochuqu who shared photos of the incident, the fatal accident occurred on Sunday evening along Obosi, opposite slaughter room due to the fact that the roadblock had been mounted at a dangerous turn on the road.

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The post revealed that a man riding with his girlfriend on a motorcycle got to the roadblock, unaware that another motorcycle was coming from the opposite direction.

The two bikes reportedly collided, leading to the instant death of both persons on the second bike and the young man riding the first with his girlfriend.

The young woman was reportedly rushed to a nearby hospital where she reportedly died minutes later.

The angry villagers took to the streets following the incident and made their way to the police station to express their displeasure over the sad incident.

However, the police are said to have remained hidden in a bid to avoid the wrath of the people.

Mazi Nnadozie Uzochuqu reported the incident, writing:

"When they say Nigerian police is your friend think twice. I saw this on my way to shop and stop by to know what's going on.. When I asked a guy beside me he said...

"This accident happen yesterday evening alone obosi opposite slaughter room when a group of policemen at obosi police station mounted their usual roadblocks at a dangerous sharp corner, unknown for this lady and her boyfriend whom her boyfriend was riding on a bike saw the road block with another kymco motorcycle coming towards them collide the boyfriend and two other persons died at a spot, this lady was taken to a nearby hospital about 20min she died, after the accident those policemen run inside their station and nothing has been done.

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"Since today I have never been myself because of the deep hole I saw on her forehead. #We_demand_justice."

May the souls of the departed rest in peace.



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