August 27, 2023.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
Unknown Gunmen have killed a police officer attached to the Isiokolo (Otoro-Agbon) Divisional Police Headquarters in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was gathered that the gunmen reportedly shot dead the police officer. According to sources, the police officer was shot dead when gunmen on a motorcycle shot sporadically at policemen close to the Isiokolo police station.
According to a source:
“The gunmen numbering two had arrived at the entrance of the station and shot sporadically at policemen mounting security at the time of the incident. Two cops sustained injuries during the attack and they were rushed to the hospital where the victim was pronounced dead by the doctors.
“The second victim who was also critically injured was said to be responding to treatment as of Friday evening. The attack was said to have forced a crack team of policemen and sister security agencies to launch a raid on Isiokolo, Kokori and other surrounding towns in the area. Some suspects have been arrested in connection with the attack during the raid.”
When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the incident but clarified that it was not a raid on the station.
The PPRO also confirmed the death of one of the victims and that the gunmen came with a motorcycle (Okada).
“The other victim was receiving treatment at an undisclosed location while assuring a manhunt has been launched to arrest the perpetrators of the attack,” Edafe added.(www.naija247news.com).