Angry Mob Set Dangote's Depot Ablaze After Policemen Caused the Death of a Lady, Pregnant Woman, Children in Onitsha
Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote's depot, was set ablaze on Thursday after Policemen attached to it, caused the death of a lady, a pregnant woman and her children in Onitsha, Anambra.
The accident victim
A Facebook user, Ferdinand Izuchukwu Ezulike, has taken to the social networking platform and shared photos and video of the chaos that happened along Onitsha/Owerri Expressway in Anambra State on Thursday after a pregnant woman and her two children who were returning back from hospital met their untimely death.
According to an eyewitness reporter, the incident was caused by some policemen attached to the Dangote Cement Depot in the area who left their duty post to mount a roadblock on the major road where they were allegedly extorting money from the motorists.
The tragic incident reportedly occurred when the policemen stopped a tricycle popularly known as Keke Napep without knowing a truck was coming behind it, as the tricycle stopped as commanded by the policemen, the truck which was already in motion crushed both the tricycle, the pregnant woman and her children whom were about crossing the main road.
After the incident happened, the policemen allegedly ran back to the Dangote Depot, their original duty post where they tried to escape from after seeing mammoth crowd that gathered around the scene whom were ready to lynch anybody on uniform.
Few moments later, the Dangote Depot building which was formerly Amazu Motors was set ablaze by the angry mob.
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