Suspected Herdsmen Kill One, Injure Three In Delta
One police inspector has been killed while three others injured following an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State.
The Delta police command confirmed the attack while briefing journalists in Asaba stated that three of their colleagues were on patrol along Abaraka when they were attacked by the suspected herdsmen.
The command also notes that the injured have been taken to the hospital for treatment.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Aniamaka, in a statement said, “Our men were ambushed around the railway line in Abraka and the assailants opened fire on them.
“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.”
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