BREAKING: Police Inspector Shot Dead In Port Harcourt

BREAKING: Police Inspector Shot Dead In Port Harcourt

A Police Inspector and an operative of the Rivers State Police Command has been shot and killed in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The sad incident occurred around the popular Landmark hotel at Olu Obasanjo Road on Friday night.

It was learned that the male police orderly was escorting his principal when he was shot at, with the assailants escaping in a grey-coloured 2005 Toyota Corolla car.

The assailants reportedly made away with the inspector’s AK-47 rifle and beret.

The spokesperson for the Rivers State Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, confirmed the incident in a short statement sent to Channels Television.

“Effort is ongoing to arrest the fleeing hoodlums and recover the rifle,” the statement read.

The police spokesperson said the corpse of the inspector had been deposited at the Military Hospital in Port Harcourt for autopsy.

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