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In Delta Pepper soup seller slumps, dies over gunshots

The gunshots are revealed to have been the hand work of some police officers nearby, causing confusion in the headquarters of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State.

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Pepper soup seller slumps, dies over gunshots

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News reports have revealed the sudden death of a 50-yr-old pepper soup seller after hearing sporadic gunshots in Kwale, Delta State.

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The gunshots are revealed to have been the hand work of some police officers nearby, causing confusion in the headquarters of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State.

The trader who's identity is yet to be affirmed had reportedly slumped and died out of shock after hearing the gunshots from officers attached to the Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad of Delta State Police Command.

The squad had reportedly stormed the area in a bid to arrest the National President of Ndokwa Youths Alive Progressive Forum, NYAPF, Mr. Ozegbe Adoh.

Sources reveal that they stormed a shop close to the deceased' pepper soup joint located at Esumpi Road, where Mr Adoh had been hanging out friends at about 8p.m., shooting sporadically into the air.

Another unidentified source said:

“The deceased was not hit by stray bullets, but was visibly overwhelmed by shock at the sound of the gunshots, which made him to slump.”

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Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Celestina Kalu, confirmed the incident with the police, revealing that the suspect had been on the run and was a prime suspect in the vandalism of a power plant.

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