Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill police inspector, leave 3 other officers injured



The Delta Police command has confirmed that an inspector was killed
and 3 other policemen injured by suspected Fulani herdsmen
- The inspector and his three colleagues, from Abraka Police Division,
were on routine patrol along the railway line in Abraka, Ethiope East
Local Government Area of Delta
- The injured policemen sustained various degrees of injuries
The Delta Police command, has confirmed that an inspector was killed and
three other policemen injured by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Abraka,
Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Andrew Aniamaka,
confirmed the incident while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Asaba.
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He said that the inspector and his three colleagues, from Abraka Police
Division, were on routine patrol along the railway line in Abraka when they
were ambushed by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
He said that the injured policemen sustained various degrees of injuries.
Aniamaka said: “our men were ambushed around the railway line in
Abraka and the assailants opened fire on them.
“It was so spontaneous that our men did not have the time to stave-off the
attack.
“We lost an inspector and three other policemen were injured and are
currently receiving treatment in the hospital.
“That is the situation of things; we are still on the trail of those who
committed the dastardly act.”

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