Armed Kidnappers Kill 2 Policemen and driver, Abduct Expatriate in Rivers
The Rivers state police command has confirmed the death of two policemen and a driver during a gun battle with suspected kidnappers, on Wednesday, along the Woji Alcon road.
The police public relation officer, Nnamdi Omoni, said the incident happened between the hours of 9-10pm near Welcome U mall, while trying to kidnap an expatriate who works with Total.
The foreigner was later abducted by the bandits. According to an eyewitness’s account, the kidnappers ambushed the convoy, shot and killed the policemen and the driver before taking away their target.