Security guard allegedly shoots young boy dead in Delta monarch’s Palace

A young boy has reportedly been shot dead by a security guard at the palace of the traditional ruler of Agbarho Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was gathered that the remains of the deceased has been rushed to Elohor Clinic.

The incident is causing serious tensions in the Community, DAILY POST reports.

The deceased and others were said to be playing football close to the palace when they mistakenly shot the ball into the palace compound and in their attempts to pick the ball, an armed security guard with a pump action rifle opened fire and shot the deceased dead.

The Delta State Secretary General of Committee for the Defence of Human Right, CDHR, Israel Joe urged the Divisional Police, DPO in Agbarho Community to first secure the palace of the monarch from being hijacked by hoodlums as well as arrest the security guard who allegedly shot the boy dead.

Comrade Joe insisted that justice be done.


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