A member of the task force was killed instantly while the other was badly injured, causing others to run for safety.
There was panic in Aba, Abia state, on Tuesday, July 7, after a policeman who was shooting aporadically shot and killed an Abia revenue taskforce official and wounded another.
According to eyewitness reports, a policeman attached to Crunches, a fast-food restaurant, opened fire on members of Abia State Taskforce Board of Internal Revenue.
A member of the taskforce identified as Ifeanyi Kalu was killed instantly while another person was seriously injured, causing others to run for safety.
An eyewitness said trouble started when a driver of the fast-food restaurant (Crunchies) called policemen that their bus has been driven away by the taskforce.
Policemen allegedly arrived with “AK-47″ and” they started shooting sporadically”. A bullet hit Ifeanyi Kalu and another man.
The eyewitness adds: “Both of them have been taken to the hospital. Many people are running for safety and the Crunchies office has been shut down.”
The death of Ifeanyi Kalu reportedly led to pandemonium.