Delta state Police Spokesperson, Edafe Bright has confirmed the attack on a bullion van in Delta State and an unspecified amount of money reportedly carted away.
The PPRO in a press statement disclosed that Policemen on UBA Specie Escort from Agbor to Asaba were ambushed by heavily armed bandits at Utulu / Ubulu-Okiti along Benin – Asaba expressway.
He said three policemen were injured from the gun battle with the robbers while Inspector Ogar Sunday was confirmed dead.
He added that two of the bandits were fatally injured but were taken away by their members. However, the incident is under investigation to unravel those behind the dastardly act and to ascertain the amount that was carted away.