A police officer was shot dead and a staff of Channels TV stabbed during the fracas that broke out at the APC Governorship rally in Rivers state earlier today. In a chat with newsmen, the state APC Governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside said five policemen were shot at the rally.
“Five police officers were shot. One of them is dead and four are lying in critical condition at this hospital.” he said.
The Channels TV staff who was stabbed is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital. Here is a picture obtained by Linda Ikeji of a van on fire at the rally.