A 50-year-old pepper soup seller collapsed and died over the sound of gunshots by the police officers, this cause commotion in Kwale, headquarters of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State as everyone was confused over the incident. The police, sources said, had invaded a shop close to the deceased’s pepper soup restaurant at Esumpi Road, where Adoh was relaxing with his friends at about 8p.m., shooting sporadically into the air.

“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,” a source, who craved anonymity, said.

The deceased slumped and died after trembling in shock during the gunshots from men of the Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad of Delta State Police Command, who stormed the area to arrest the National President of Ndokwa Youths Alive Progressive Forum, NYAPF, Mr. Ozegbe Adoh. The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained at press time


Adoh was apprehended on allegations of involvement in the vandalism of the Independent Power Plant at Okpai in Ndokwa East Local Government Area last year.