Two police officers shot dead by armed robbers in Delta state

Two police officers identified as Usman Adamu and Usman Ango, were shot dead by armed robbers at Airport road junction in Warri, Delta state yesterday May 9th. According to the spokesperson of the state’s police command, Celestina Kalu, the deceased officers, who were members of the Joint Task Force, had gone to the bank on mufti and without their arms, to withdraw some money when they were shot during a robbery attack;

“Information was received that about three hoodlums had attacked two men near Our Lady High School, by the Airport Road Junction, Warri. A team of patrol went to the scene and found one dead at the spot, took photographs and evacuated the corpse to the Central Hospital mortuary, Warri, for autopsy. The second victim was later confirmed dead at the hospital. It was later discovered that the two victims were mobile policemen from 27PMF, Katsina, attached to the JTF in Warri. They were identified by the JTF commander as F/No 247552, Cpl Usman Ango and F/No 265569, Cpl Usman Adamu. According to the JTF commander, the two corporals took permission to go and collect money at the bank on mufti, without their arms. Investigation is in progress, effort is being made to arrest the fleeing culprits.”she said

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