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Gunmen Kill Three Policemen At Checkpoint In Delta



Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have killed three law enforcement officials connected to the Divisional Police Headquarters, in Ukwuani Native Authorities Space of Delta State.

The incident occurred round 7.40am on Wednesday at a checkpoint mounted by the late officers alongside the Obeti/Oliogo Street within the native authorities space.

Tribune studies that the patrol van of the cops, a Toyota Sienna, which was just lately donated to the Umutu Police Division, has been razed down by the assailants.

It’s nonetheless but to be confirmed if the cops have been burnt alongside the automobile.


The appearing Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta State Police Command, Brilliant Edafe, has confirmed the incident however didn’t give particulars.

The incident comes barely three weeks after unknown gunmen murdered Jude Akiru, the chairman of the Jeddo Neighborhood vigilante group in Okpe Native Authorities Space of Delta State.

On August 20, the vigilante chairman reportedly acquired a misery name from an unknown caller that some hoodlums have been working within the oil discipline junction space.

Consequently, the vigilante chairman shortly drove from his home to the crime scene.

It was, nonetheless, alleged that the invading gunmen requested the vigilante chairman to place off his torchlight on his arrival on the scene, which he allegedly refused to do. He was shot a number of occasions by the gunmen.


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