A final year student of medicine and surgery, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Gray Ekpezu, is dead.
He was allegedly shot for no reason in the evening of Friday, July 9, by a soldier in front of his compound at Edibe Edibe, Calabar South, Cross River State.
Recall Cross River State has been on curfew for some months now, and soldiers are always on guard at every corners of the road and streets to ensure supposed safety.
Gray however seem not to be very safe that night as he got killed for no reason by a soldier meant to protect him.
“No reason whatsoever, he was shot last night. Twice on the chest. He isn’t a cultist neither has he done any wrong,” a source said.
Irate residents took to the streets to protest the unfortunate incident and were addressed by one of the battalion commanders in the area who advised them not to take laws into their hands and that the officer who committed the crime, will be brought to book.