Reports has it that the Abia State House of Assembly Speaker, Chikwendu Kalu, on Saturday, purportedly requested some policemen to shoot officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps on watch.

Onlookers who talked with SUNDAY PUNCH said the speaker the request was given when the FRSC officers halted the Sport Utility Vehicle his significant other was going in along the Umuikaa/Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway.

“At the point when the vehicle was halted (by the FRSC authorities), the driver declined to stop, just for him to stop at a separation.

“The driver turned around the vehicle and it was found that a lady in the traveler situate in front, is an officer of the Department of State Services appended to the representative’s better half.

“The DSS officer kept running towards the officer who halted the vehicle, held him by uniform and dragged him to the ground, blaming him for hitting their vehicle.”

The source additionally included that the speaker’s significant other joined the policemen to beat the authority.

“One of them called the speaker whose town is close-by. He at that point accompanied some policemen. He requested them to shoot the armless officers who were sitting inside the watch vehicle and brutally beat up the group pioneer.

“The policemen additionally commandingly opened the watch vehicle and left with the battery. They cleared out the group pioneer and alternate authorities that were shot out and about. Other street clients helped them to the healing facility,” said the source.

FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, affirmed the occurrence saying the episode has been “accounted for to the chief of police in the state for facilitate examinations and that it won’t deflect the FRSC from sparing lives on the expressways.”

Whenever reached, the Chief Press Secretary to the speaker Mr. Okey Chikwendu guaranteed to affirm the occurrence and return to our journalist. He presently couldn’t seem to do as such as of the season of recording this report.

Endeavors to get the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Geofrey Ogbonna, were unsuccessful as he neither picked calls made to his versatile nor reacted to the instant message sent.

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