DPO shot dead in Cross River state

The Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Obudu division in northern Cross River State, Gabriel Amawu has been shot dead.

Amawu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, who hails from Obudu, was shot dead during a clash between the police and some students on Tuesday night.

According to CrossRiverWatch, the crisis was between the students of the Federal College of Education, Obudu.
 ''The students were celebrating an end to their examinations when Mr. Amawu, suspecting criminal activity, made some arrests”. the report said

The report added that other students proceeded to the Police station where a rowdy session led to a police officer firing bullets in the air.

DPO shot dead in Cross River state

It is still unclear how DSP Amawu took a bullet.

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