The police in Rivers State have detained a policeman who allegedly shot a 19-year-old boy for impregnating a girl.
The incident happened in the Gokana Local Government Area of the state.
Ledisi Kote, the teenage boy, was shot on Friday August 21, 2020, at his family house in K. Dere community around 7am. He was said to have marched into the teenager’s room when his parents refused him access to their son.
Nnamdi Omoni, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, said the policeman, attached to the Kpor Division, is being detained at the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.
Omoni added that the teenager was responding to treatment at an undisclosed hospital in the state while investigation is ongoing.