Youths attack Delta local council chairman, cart away rifles

youths attack delta local council chairman, cart away rifles
youths attack delta local council chairman, cart away rifles

The Chairman of Ethiope West council area of Delta State, Oghenedoro Owoso was on Tuesday May 4 attacked by some youths in Mosogar. 

The Nation reported that the council chairman was trying to pacify the youths who were protesting an eight-year blackout in the community when things took a different turn. 

A policeman attached to Owoso was injured during the attack, as the youths took away his rifle and another one belonging to a second security aide. The chairman has reportedly called for dialogue, saying that violence is counter-productive.

Owoso also said some suspects have been arrested over the missing rifles

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