A brush between Police men on patrol along the New Tyre Nkpor market and some traders around the area have has cost the life of a young man in his twenties. Some police officers were also bathed with acid by protesters.
The incident occurred as Police men enforcing the sit -at -home order by Anambra state government tried to scatter people that gathered in the area.
Reacting to the incident, Anambra state Commissioner of Police, John Abang said the young man identified as Ebuka Agbaja and a resident of Frank More street Nkpor, was shot by a police officer identified as Corporal Christopher Ozor. He said it was in self defence, as youths around the New Tyre market attacked the officers