The father of the 10-year-old boy who was shot dead during the demolition of a popular market in Owerri, Imo State has request justice for his little boy.

The grieving father, narrated how his son was shot dead as the boy was helping his father pack goods out of the shop when security agents shot him dead.

He said: “I told my little son to come and assist me remove my goods from the shop before the people demolishing the market got to the place.

“When we were crossing the road, we all raised our hands up but these soldiers just drove by and opened fire and shot my son in the head.

“The bullet hit him in the eye and came out from the back of his head and he fell and died.

I want justice. I don’t want the killers of my son to go unpunished. He was just a little boy, he was not armed. I don’t know if I can bear this.”


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