Home Crime & Investigation Bloody Thursday: Gunmen kill 4 Policemen, Abduct One In Port Harcourt

Bloody Thursday: Gunmen kill 4 Policemen, Abduct One In Port Harcourt


Gunmen, yesterday, reportedly attacked a convoy in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, killing four policemen, abducting a man and carting away an undisclosed amount of money.

The Yet-To-Be-Identified hoodlums reportedly struck around 3pm, on top of the recently constructed Rumuokoro Flyover, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state, shooting sporadically at moving cars.

It was learned that the criminals had arrived at the scene earlier and hung on for their victims and that the bandits operated successfully without interference from any counterforce.

ALSO READ  Breaking: End Of The Road For Oyo Deputy Gov As Court Dismisses His Suit Challenging Removal Process

An eyewitness said the development caused panic, adding that the criminals whisked away the yet-to-be-known personality whom the policemen were providing security for after killing four policemen in the convoy.

He said: “This afternoon, around 3 pm we heard gunshots on top of the flyover. We earlier thought it was security men that were shooting because they were in military uniform.

“The shooting continued while cars that were at the foot of the flyover have to stop. The boys killed four policemen that were escorting a big man.

“They carried money from that convoy and kidnapped the big man. After that, they entered their car and drove off.

ALSO READ  We Are Not Trained To Fight Bandits, Boko Haram - Chief of Defence

“The State Police Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko, who confirmed the attack, said three policemen were involved, adding that there were not many details on what transpired.

Spread the love

Leave a Reply