Breaking News
Translate

Gunmen kill 2 MOPOLS in PH

By Jimitota Onoyume
PORT-HARCOURT —   FIERCE looking armed robbers  in the early hours of yesterday killed two  Mobile Policemen  in Port Harcourt and disappeared with their riffles.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Rita Inoma Abbey, who con-firmed the development to Vanguard, said the policemen were on excort duty for a company, Prejini Nigeria Limited when they were attacked.

The accountant of the firm was being driven in a jeep with the policemen inside when the hoodlums opened fire on the jeep around Peter Odili Road.

According to the PPRO, the robbers succeeded in carting away N3 million.

The accountant of the firm and the  driver of the vehicle, according to the Police PRO, sustained various degrees of gun shot wounds, and were rushed to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.

“Our men were excorting  money belonging to Prejini Nigeria Limited. The armed robbers killed the two mobile policemen and fled with their rifles,” she said.


Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.