Vigilante Group, leaders of the Ovwian Society, shot one of their members dead (name unknown).
The incident occurred last week Thursday, November 7, DAILY POST can report.
It was gathered that members of the Vigilante group had called the Police about a robbery allegedly taking place in the area.
The Police and the vigilante members had then laid an ambush for the suspected armed robbers around a supposed scene of operation, unfortunately, the deceased vigilante member appeared from the same scene.
He was then gunned down by another member of the group, who was also in the company of the Police, he was, however, rushed to the hospital for medical intervention but confirmed dead.
The President-General of Ovwian Community, Hon Matthew Uparan in a telephone chat with Our Correspondent on Monday said,”I was in Asaba when I got the information. Let me go home first to confirm before I can talk to any Journalists. You can call me later.”
Mr David Ukiri, the chief of the Vigilante Group in the Ovwian Community, could not be reached for comment as his mobile phone was turned off.
When the Delta State Police Commissioner, CP Adeyinka Adeleke, contacted for feedback, said, “I don’t know about this but let me find out and get back to you.”