Three policemen met with their death after being ambushed by hoodlums at a checkpoint along Obeti/Oliogo Road in Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta state.
The Corpses of the police officers attached to Umutu Divisional Police Headquarters were burnt inside their Toyota Sienna patrol van.
Delta police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the killings and that the six suspected criminals who allegedly murdered the Prince of Orhuwhorun, Eric Takerere, and two Mobile Police Officers in Ekpan community of the State have been arrested by the Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad, SAKCCS,
Godspower Agabarhayowe “aka” Ganagana, 27, and Tony Edwin also 27 years were earlier arrested on July 09, 2021, and thereafter led police operatives to their hideout in Udu, Warri and Aladja, area where six members of the gang were arrested
The other six suspects are Onoriode Shefo “aka” Chikago, 36, Omagbeosa Sholla, 30, Godwin Obukoemu “aka” Million, 30, Ejime Mugagba, 34, Ejiroghenen Nushe, 24, and Egho Monday, aged 28 years.
“They all confessed to be involved in the murder of prince Eric Takerere, his two mobile police men.
“They also led the operatives to their armoury where two AK47 rifles, one pump action gun, one locally made pistol, four magazines, 76 rounds of live ammunition and 38 rounds of live cartridges were recovered.”