Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly killed a police officer along Benin/Adana expressway at Ubulu-Okiti axis, Aniocha North LGA, Delta State.
According to reports, the attack was made on a bullion van on Tuesday and had caused a huge traffic on the busy road.
Report says, the bandits laid an ambush on their targets and shot haphazardly when they sited the bullion van.
It was gathered that the gunmen killed one policeman leaving two others injured. A lady was said to have been killed from a stray bullet around the area.
An anonymous source said the gunmen succeeded in making away with an unknown sum of money from the van.
Meanwhile, Mr Bright Edafe, the Acting Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) in the State Police Command had confirmed the tragic incident, noting that the Federal Medical Centre Asaba discharged two injured policemen whereas a policeman was killed in the attack.
Source; The Nation