The once peaceful #ENDSARS# protesters have set a tanker loaded with diesel ablaze for allegedly crushing a teenager to death near the Effurun roundabout in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
NewsNet gathered that the deceased who is about thirteen years of age was simply identified as Oghenevwegba.
Seeing the remains of the deceased on the floor, the #ENDSARS# Protesters set the tanker ablaze as the driver scamped for safety.
Hoodlums took advantage of the situation to loot the Delta Shopping Mall (Shoprite) and other business centres in the area.
It took the swift intervention of soldiers from the Nigerian Army 3 Battalion to bring the situation under control.
One of the conveners of the protest, Comrade Israel Joe in a chat with Our Correspondent said the protesters set the tanker ablaze in expression of their anger over the death of the young boy.
He noted that,hoodlums hijacked the protests hijacked the protests in the process.
Joe said the protests has been temporarily suspended to avert any crisis in the area.
Joe also urged the people of Delta State particularly the youths to obey the 48hours curfew imposed by Governor Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa to stem violence as street urchins have hijacked the #ENDSARS# protest.
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