BreakingNews 18/7/17 - I`ve nothing to do with shooting of FRSC officers -Abia speaker

[ Masterweb Reports: Linus Effiong reports ] - The Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chikwendu Kalu has denied involvement in the shooting of two officers of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway.


Wife of the Speaker, Victoria, was at the weekend involved in an incident which led to the shooting of two officers of the FRSC at the Arungwa axis of the expressway.


Addressing journalists at Umuahia on the incident, Hon Kalu said his wife was travelling to Aba with her chief detail and a friend when they were accosted by FRSC officers manning a checkpoint. He said that from the account he was given, after his wife’s car had stopped, an FRSC officer hit the car repeatedly with a stick and then dragged the chief detail and his wife out.


The speaker said although it was evident that his wife was rough handled as she sustained injuries all over her body, he did not order the shooting of the FRSC men.


He said whatever transpired at the scene was beyond his knowledge since he was not there, and reiterated that he would not under any circumstance ask anybody to take or attempt to take another person’s life.


*Photo Caption - As seen.

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