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Some unidentified gunmen have snuffed life out of three police officers in Ughelli, Delta state.


According to Vanguard, the incident occured at a fast-food spot located along the East-West road on Sunday night.


The attack is coming a few days after a new Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Mr. Benjamin Igometi took over the reins of affairs of the Ughelli ‘A’ division with a charge on him to curb the rising spate of insecurity in the area.


Though the State Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onowakpoyeya was yet to confirm the incident when contacted, a source at the scene of the incident said the hoodlums took the slain policemen unawares, shot them at close range and made away with their rifles.


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