A newly married banker was shot dead as armed robbers attacked a bullion van in Abia on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
It was gathered that the unfortunate incident occurred along Port Harcourt/Enugu highway by Ntigha junction in Isiala Ngwa North LGA of the state.
According to reports, the bullion van was being escorted by six Mobile Policemen attached to 28 PMF Umuahia and Counter Terrorist Unit Base 4 Aba when it was intercepted by armed robbers.
The armed robbers opened fire on the bullion Van, forcing the driver to swerve into the bush where Igwe, a newly married man, was shot dead by the hoodlums.
Confirming the incident in a statement, the State Police Spokesperson, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna said, “During a gun duel that ensued between the Police escorts and the hoodlums, one of the hoodlums was neutralized, and his AK 47 rifle with ammunition laden in three magazines strapped together was recovered.
However, three of the escort men sustained gunshot injuries and were rushed to the hospital.”
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