Unknown gunmen killed Okada policeman and rider in delta – The Sun Nigeria
Ben Dunno, Warri
Dare Devil gunmen resumed hostilities in and around Warri yesterday in an early morning operation leaving in their wake a mobile policeman killed and his AK 47 rifle taken alongside an Okada horseman who both were shot at close range.
The incident which reportedly took place at around 9.30am at Uti Junction in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area in Delta State, saw passers-by and locals rushing to the shelter.
Sources close to the scene of the incident revealed that Okada’s driver was transporting the mobile policeman on his motorbike when they were suddenly shot by the gunmen.
A source claimed the unknown gunmen who followed their target in a car before driving to the crime scene escaped with two police rifles after killing their victims.
The source said the deceased officer was carrying two guns, one for his colleague who was off duty when he left, while the other is his.
Criminals reportedly fired indiscriminately into the air to scare residents as they walked away from the area.
As at the time of filing this report, details of the identities of the victims were still unknown, as Delta State public relations officer DSP Bright Edafe said he had not yet obtained a incident details.