A Police Constabulary simply identified as Solomon Ughere and a complainant have been killed by unidentified suspected kidnapper at Evwreni community, Ughelli North Local Government Area.
It was learned that, the deceased Constabulary Policeman, Mr Solomon Ughere attached to JWC office at the Ughelli Area Command, was detailed with other officers to recover a suspected stolen vehicle parked at the premises of Living Faith Church located at Evwreni community.
According to an anonymous security source from the Delta State Police Command, “The deceased complainant, identified as Mr Lucky Aki, a senior member of the church was sent to go and incident the case of the suspected stolen car parked at the church premises at the Ughelli Area command.
“After the issue was reported, some Police Officers were detailed to retrieve the car from the church premises and when they got to scene, they saw the suspect whose identity could not be ascertained standing by the vehicle.
“The suspect, on sighting the security agents took to his heel and he was chased to a nearby bush were he was caught and while he was struggling with the police, stabbed Mr. Solomon Ughere, who died moments later.
As that was not enough, he also stabbed the complainant, Mr Lucky Aki, that held him before fleeing. While Mr Solomon Ughere died before getting to the hospital, Mr Lucky died after arriving at the Ughelli Central Hospital due to the degree of injury sustained and both of them have been deposited at the morgue.”The source disclosed.
Another source alleged that after killing the two persons, the suspect who fled into the bush was arrested by angry mob that lay siege around the community.
“The suspect was arrested while attempting to cross the east /west road axis by Girls Model secondary school, Evwreni and when they got to his house, two kidnapped victims were set free before he was beaten to stupor and set ablaze.”
When contacted, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edafe Bright confirmed the incident. He said in a terse message, “Confirmed “.