A violent protest escalated in Rukpokwu a community in Portharcourt Nigeria.
The protest is said to have been triggered over police brutality in the area which had a tricycle driver shot dead by the police because he refused to give him N100.
According to a report gathered from an online Twitter user (Richaar Clauds) described the situation as violent.
He said: “Happening in my home town Rukpokwu police shot an unarmed Keke driver because he didn’t give him 100naira”
— Emeka Gift (@EmekaGift) December 10, 2020
Happening in my home town rukpokwu police shot an unarmed keke driver because he didn't give him 100naira . .this is madness 😡😡 @riversstategov #LekkiMassacre #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeraNOW pic.twitter.com/Ad2T1zB172
— Minister of Port Harcourt 🇳🇬 (@RichardClauds) December 10, 2020
INTERVIEW: Brother to Late Schoolboy, Okechukwu, a keke driver killed this morning by Police officers in Rukpokwu, Rivers State narrates what happened to his brother.
— NigeriaInfoPH (@NigeriaInfoPH) December 10, 2020
Watch an interview made with the brother to Late Schoolboy, Okechukwu, a Keke driver killed by Police officers in Rukpokwu, Rivers State
He narrates what happened to his brother in the video.
The @PoliceNG has done it again! This is Rukpokwu Port Harcourt in Rivers State. If there is anything that will fasten a revolution in Nigeria, it is police brutality. #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality pic.twitter.com/1Eb7ebpmwM
— TELLA Temitayo (@tellatemitayo) December 10, 2020