… riffle stolen
A police orderly guarding his principal (name withheld) has been shot dead in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State
Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around the popular Landmark hotel in the Olu Obasanjo area of Port Harcourt on Friday night.
The victim,a police inspector was escorting his principal when he was shot dead .
The assailants reportedly escaped in a grey-coloured 2005 Toyota Corolla car carrying along with them officer’s AK-47 rifle and beret.
Spokesperson for the Rivers State Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, confirmed the incident saying that efforts are ongoing ” to arrest the fleeing hoodlums and recover the rifle” She also stated that the corpse of the inspector has been deposited at the Military Hospital in Port Harcourt for autopsy.