Suspected Cultists Gun Down Police Officer In Delta

Gunmen have killed a police officer in Ime-Obi Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.

The slained officer identified as ASP David Igbinovia, was shot dead by four gunmen suspected to be cultists at his residence in the early hours of Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

It was gathered that the officer who hails from Ughada community in Edo State, was washing his Toyota Camry car at his residence when the gunmen opened fire on him. 

However, four members of the gang were apprehended by members of Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps, Agbor division that acted swiftly having heard the gunshots 

The officer was also said to have attended the burial ceremony of his late brother the previous day at his home town.

ASP Igbinovia before his death served at Ihi Division of Edo State. He was aged 62.

The suspects have been transferred to the headquarters of the Delta State Police Command for further investigation.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe , who confirmed the incident to The Nation said four suspects have been arrested.

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