By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Gunman suspected to be armed robbers have invaded a furniture shop, (Light Wood) shot dead a mobile policeman and carted away his rifle along Airport Road, Warri South Local Government Area Of Delta State.
AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY Learnt that the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon,
It was not clear if the gunmen succeeded in taking away any money from the casher.
Sources said that, “the gunmen yet-to-be identified came to a furniture shop *Light Wood* on Thursday, shot dead a mobile police officer yet-to-be identifed today Thursday.
“We don’t know if they collected anything like money from them. The deceased (mobile police officer) died instantly.”
Details to what led to the killing of the police officer were still sketchy as at the time of filing this report.
When our Warri correspondent visited the scene of the incident to know what happened, the manager of light Wood furniture decline comment as she said, “no comments for now”.
When contacted for comment, the State Police public relations officer (PPRO) SP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the incident to our Warri correspondent on telephone.
She sad, “it is true, a police officer was shot dead, but we don’t have the details yet.”
Onome Onovwakpoyeya who is a Superintendent of Police, said “yes, it is confirmed.”