Mr. Chinedu Nwedu was on Sunday crushed to death by two policemen escaping from the pipeline vandalization scene at the Eziorsu community in Oguta council of Imo State.
The policemen led by one Sergeant Ikiira Sunday from Mopol 29 in Awka, Anambra State were fleeing from the pipeline vandalization scene.
Some military men and the youth confronted the policemen at Egbema, desperate to escape; they opened fire at the military men.
The Nation reported that Nwedu was knocked down when the policemen zoomed off in their vehicle after being overpowered by the military men.
Imo state’s Police spokesperson Orlando Ikeokwu confirmed the incident but described it as an “accident”.