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General News of Monday, 11 January 2021

Source: The Nation

Gunmen kill three policemen in Delta

Gunmen have killed three mobile policemen in Ughelli, Ughelli North LGA Delta State.

The Nation gathered the attack occurred on Sunday night at a popular eatery along the ever-busy East-West Road.

It was learnt the yet-to-be-identified cops died on the spot.

It was gathered the slain policemen were on special duty at the eatery when the incident occurred.

The rifles of the victims were carted away by the hoodlums.

The victims were said to have been taken unawares as they could not engage the gunmen before they were mowed down.

The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident, said details of the incident were still sketchy.

She added that no arrest had yet been made.

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