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Three officers of the Delta State Police Command  have been shot and their bodies have been set ablaze.

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At a checkpoint along the Obeti/Oliogo Road in the state’s Ukwuani Local Area, officers from Umutu Divisional Police Headquarters were killed.

The hoodlums ambushed and burned the officers inside their Toyota Sienna patrol van, according to our source.

According to an eyewitness, the patrol was “burned beyond recognition.”

The killings were confirmed by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, but no details were provided.

Edafe also confirmed that the Delta State Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad, SAKCCS, have arrested six suspects in the murder of the Prince of Orhuwhorun, Eric Takerere, and two Mobile Police Officers in the state’s Ekpan community.

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He told journalists in Asaba, the state capital, that Prince Eric Takerere and the two mobile police officers were killed and their rifles were taken, and that they also tried to kill his brother, Prince Franklyn Takerere.

Edafe hinted that the Police had not relented in their efforts to apprehend the gang’s fleeing members since their murders, as evidenced by the arrests of Godspower Agabarhayowe “aka” Ganagana, 27, and Tony Edwin 27.

They were apprehended on July 9, 2021, and led police operatives to their hideout in the Udu, Warri, and Aladja areas, where six members of the gang were apprehended, according to him.

Onoriode Shefo “aka” Chikago, 36, Omagbeosa Sholla, 30, Godwin Obukoemu “aka” Million, 30, Ejime Mugagba, 34, Ejiroghenen Nushe, 24, and Egho Monday, 28 years old, are the suspects.

He stated, “They all confessed to being involved in the murder of Prince Eric Takerere and his two mobile policemen.”

Two AK47 rifles, one pump action gun, one locally-made pistol, four magazines, 76 rounds of live ammunition, and 38 rounds of live cartridges were recovered, according to the PPRO.

 

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