Gunmen attacked eight Police Dragon squad connected to Delta State Command, injured three Policemen, killed Chief Jose Onalugbum and carted away their rifles alongside Ozoro /Kwale highway in Ndokwa West Native Authorities Space of the State.
The gunmen invaded the group and shot the sufferer useless, at Obodogwua Ogume at about 8: 15 am at his Oduegbala farm land.
It was gathered that three of the eight police Officer’s had been critically injured, and they’re receiving therapies in an undisclosed hospital as on the time of filling this report.
The deceased was reportedly shot severally by the hoodlums, and his stays has been deposited at mortuary close to the realm.
It was learnt that the incidents which occurred on saperate days, had created stress in and across the communities as many individuals reportedly fled their very own cities to neighbouring villages for refuge.
An aide to governor ifeanyi Okowa, representing Delta North livestock administration committee, Mr. Ujene Matthew Ossai, whereas condemning the killing, referred to as on authorities for fast intervention in an effort to fish out the dangerous parts for prosecution.
Mr. Ossai who consoled the quick household of the deceased and your entire Obodougwua group for the loss, mentioned it was regretted that the state is changing into vulnerable to assault in current occasions.
He due to this fact pleaded with goverment to get up from slumber and take a drastic motion and warned safety personnel to be at alert always irrespective of the place they’re posted.
One other group chief, Mr. Sunday Ojei, mentioned killings in the neighborhood of current occasions are very painful.
In accordance with him, “It is extremely unhappy to see killings happening on a regular basis and this isn’t a factor we are able to deal with with levity as a result of it entails human lives. So, It have to be condemned.”
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Edafe Shiny, who confirmed that “the incident really occurred”, mentioned the “dragon tasked drive police went after the hoodlums, killed two, and recovered two AK47 rifles.”