In Kwande Local Government area of Benue State, there was a clash between the Benue State Police Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad and motorcyclists which claimed the life of a motorcyclist, Mr. Terhemen Tyavbi.
The incident was confirmed by the Benue State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene on Friday, August 30, 2019 in Makurdi.
According to the Police Command Spokesperson,the motorcyclists allegedly tried to stop the Anti-Robbery Squad from arresting two suspects caught with illegal arms.
Two motorcyclists reportedly sustained injuries during the clash. They were identified as Tyavbi and Ishima Iorhemen. And they were immediately rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Mr. Tyavbi reportedly died at the hospital while Iorhemen has been responding to treatment.
DSP Catherine Anene denied that anybody was shot deliberately by the Police during the clash.
The two motorcyclists, one dead and one injured are from Liev 2 Council Ward, Ikyuravya District in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State.