The Operatives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence, Response Team, IRT, have arrested two men who admitted to killing three policemen escorting senior workers of Total Oil Nigeria, Vanguard has reported.
The suspects disclosed that they killed the policemen and a civilian driver along Woji area of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.
The civilian killed during the attack was later identified as a driver to the vehicle, while the AK-47 rifles in possession of the policemen were all taken away by the suspects.
The suspects have been identified as Godwill Jackson 22 and Dumlebabari Mbane 28.
Mbane said: “The last operation we went for was at Woji area of Port Harcourt. We were four that went for the operation. We snatched a sienna car and used it to rob a super market at Ada George. I don’t know the exact amount we took from that shop before we moved to the next shop at Woji. At the Woji shop, we robbed them of cash and other valuables.
We took everything to Elechi where we shared all our loots. On that last operation, we attacked some policemen. We accosted the policemen on the road, in Woji area and killed them. Smart and Ibinabo took the rifles of the policemen. I was later given one of their rifles.”