Suspected Fulani herders have apparently hacked three police officers to death along the Ugbolu – Illah Road, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was assembled that the occurrence happened on Tuesday at the police checkpoint along the street.
A bricklayer, who would not like to be distinguished, said the three police officers were attempting to stop a bike rider conveying two men, who wouldn’t stop.
He stated, “One of the police officers terminated at them. The bike rider halted and the three men moved towards the police officers.
“They shot two police officers and one of them pulled out a knife and wounded the third cop to death. We surged the three police officers to the Federal Medical Center, Asaba where they were affirmed dead.”
The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, stated, “Our men were assaulted, which prompted passing of one in the wake of sparing the lives of a Sienna driver alongside two others.
“The case is under scrutiny.”