Metro Delta: Suspected Herdsmen Ambush Policemen, Kill Inspector in Abraka



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The Delta state police has confirmed the death of an inspector at the hands of suspected herdsmen.

Speaking with newsmen on Wednesday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Andrew Aniamaka, said three of the inspector's colleagues were injured as well.

"Our men were ambushed around the railway line in Abraka and the assailants opened fire on them," he said in Asaba.

“It was so spontaneous that our men did not have the time to stave-off the attack.

“We lost an inspector and three other policemen were injured and are currently receiving treatment in the hospital.

“That is the situation of things; we are still on the trail of those who committed the dastardly act.”

There have been several reports of recent of herdsmen killing residents of Delta communities, mostly farmers.


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