The Delta state police command on Wednesday 24th February 2021 confirmed an attack on a bullion van by suspected armed robbers. The attack by the armed robbers took place at Ubulu-okiti axis of Asaba-Benin express road, and the armed robbers killed A policeman and a passenger.
DSP Bright Edafe who is the acting spokesperson of the police command in Delta state said that they are yet to get the full details of the incident. A community source said the armed robbers succeeded in robbing the bullion van after overpowering the police escorts that followed the bullion van.
It was said by the community source that the armed robbers blocked the bullion van at Ubulu-okiti axis of Asaba-Benin express road and the armed robbers started shooting after which the police escorts starting shooting back at the armed robbers.
After the shooting against the armed robbers and the police escorts, the armed robbers succeeded in making away with the money in the bullion van.
However, it was confirmed that a policeman and a passenger were killed due to the shooting against the armed robbers and the police escorts.
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