Sunday, 23 April 2017

Police Inspector Got Killed In Anambra


Two armed men operating on a motorcycle on Saturday shot dead a police inspector in Ogidi, near Onitsha in Anambra , police authorities have confirmed .

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO ), Ogidi Police Station , Mr Hassan Musa , who confirmed the incident , said the hoodlums collected the AK47 riffle the deceased was carrying.

He said that the incident occurred at about 2 . 45 p. m . at a police road block near Ugwunwasike Roundabout in Ogidi, where a police team was conducting “ stop and search ”.

An eyewitness said that the armed men took the policeman unawares as they rode straight and shot him at a close range while he was flagging down a vehicle for a search .

“ Other policemen who were with him took cover on hearing the gun shots while the armed men escaped , ” the source said .

It was gathered that the incident , which happened within minutes, caused people in the vicinity , including motorists and commuters , to abandon their vehicle and scamper for safety .

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