By Cletus Opukeme, Warri
Gunmen have stabbed an Inspector of police to death and stabbed other policemen on ‘stop and search’ route in Asaba- Ugwase-Uku road Delta State.
The gunmen inflicted dangerous injuries on the policemen with matchet cuts.
It was not clear if the gunmen carted away arms and ammunition during the dastard operation which occurred on Thursday, January 23.
When contacted for comments on Saturday January 25, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa confirmed the report in a telephone chat with Our Correspondent in Warri.
CP Inuwa said,”You know, our men were attacked two days ago but as God may have it, we are making progress.
“Those responsible for the attack, we have gotten about two of them already and we are making progress on how to get the remaining people.
” They stabbed and Inspector and he is death now. But we have started cracking down on them. In fact, to be honest with you, we have gotten two out of those who perpetrated the acts.
“We are just making efforts to round all of them.”
On whether arms and ammunition were carted away from the policemen during the dastard act by the gunmen, CP Inuwa said,”Yes.”