Police kill Okadaman over N50 in Enugu (photo)

A 38-year-old man, Bitrus Chukwudi Ugwuanyi was killed in Igboeze, Enugu and there has been tension as the Police and members of Ikpa-modo, Enugu Ezike, in Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state trade blames over his death.

Police kill Okadaman

It was alleged that Ugwuanyi, who was an Okadama (commercial motorcyclist), was killed by policemen for his inability to pay them N50.

The okadaman was carrying a pregnant woman from Obollo Afor in Udenu Local Government to Ogrute in Enugu Ezike, when he was arrested by policemen at a checkpoint at Ugwu Ekposhi and asked to pay N50.

He reportedly said he had nothing on him, as he was on his first trip of the day.

Police kill Okadaman
Late Bitrus Chukwudi Ugwuanyi and his wife.


An eyewitness said an altercation with one of the officers reportedly led to the killing of Ugwuanyi in the presence of his female passenger.