Another police officer attached to PMF 31 Ogwashi -Uku, simply identified as Ninyel Nwangwang has been shot dead and his service rifle taken away by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers at Ogor community, Ughelli North Local government area of Delta State.
According to source, the police officer serving at PMF 31 was on escort duty with a yet be female personality who had on Sunday gone to a Pentecostal church for worship along Ughelli/Oviri-Ogor road, Ogor while his principal was inside the church.
The source held that “The armed men came to the church premises and shot at the police officer thrice after which his service AK-47 rifle taken away.
“He was immediately rushed to Central Hospital Ughelli, there he was confirmed dead and his remains deposited at the morgue.
When contacted, the acting Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright who confirmed the incident said The slain officer’s name is Insp. Ninyel NWANGWANG, serving at PMF 31 Ogwashi Uku but on escort duty with a yet to be identified VIP.
“He was shot dead in the premises of a Pentecostal church along Oviri-Ogor road in Ughelli, while his principal was inside the church and his AK 47 rifle taken away. He was rushed to Central Hospital Ughelli where he was confirmed dead and deposited at the morgue”.
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