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Police probe killing of commander in Delta

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Police Command investigating killing of commander

The police in Delta are investigating the murder of the Ughelli Area Commander, ACP Usman Ndanbaba, by unidentified persons.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zanna Ibrahim, confirmed the investigation on Tuesday,

Ibrahim said the officer was killed on  on Sunday night,

He said that the command was investigating the attack and would ensure that the culprits were brought to book.

The Delta Command of Nigeria Police was on Tuesday thrown into a mourning mood when the news of the death of Ndanbaba broke, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, said.

Aniamaka said “the whole command is saddened by the news and there is nothing we can do about it now.”

The late police officer was allegedly shot by unidentified persons on Sunday night while he was returning from an outing at about 8p.m in his car.

A source said the officer was trailed by his attackers and shot at the roundabout opposite the palace of Ovie of Ughelli on Isoko Road.

He was allegedly shot twice at close range, following which he was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he died. (NAN)

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