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Gunmen on Wednesday attacked police officers on duty along Otulu-Akwukwu Igbo road, Delta State killing a policeman and burning a patrol vehicle.
NewsWireNGR learnt that the attack occurred around 6:am on Wednesday.
Acting Police Public Relations Officer, Bright Edafe confirmed the incident and revealed that the ring leader of the attack has been arrested.
He said, “Yes, our men were attached this morning about 6:20 am, at Akwukwu Igbo Community.
“One police officer was killed in the attack, they succeeded in burning down police patrol vehicle.
“It was orchestrated by miscreants of the community, and the ring leader has been arrested and investigation is ongoing.”
Edafe also stated that efforts were ongoing to arrest the other fleeing suspects.