Gunmen attack expatriate, kill policeman in Abia
Armed robbers have reportedly attacked an expatriate which resulted in the killing of a policeman on Friday, May 21 in Umuahia, the capital of Abia state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the robbers traced their victim from Enugu-Port Hacourt Expressway to Bank Road in Umuahia, where they intercepted the ash colour Highlander SUV of the victim around 11am.
According to an eyewitness, the armed men who traced their Chinese target to a bank where he went to withdraw money, took advantage of the traffic jam along Mission Hill area of Umuahia to intercept the vehicle, carting away millions of Naira.
They reportedly shot into the air to scare passers-by, before shooting the police escort of the expatriate. The robbers then sped off with the money and left the owner unhurt.
When contacted, the police public relations officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna confirmed the incident.
The PPRO said normalcy has been restored.
He also vowed that the police will bring the dare-devil robbers to justice.
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