An Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, was on Sunday night killed by armed robbers who attacked a Police patrol team along Wamba-Akwanga road, in Nasarawa State.
According to the police public relations officer (PPRO) Nasarawa State Command, the robbers numbering four, armed with guns and other dangerous weapons opened fire on the patrol vehicle and killed the deceased.
The PPRO further disclosed that the incident occurred at about 9pm on Sunday.
“Our men were pursuing a gang of about four robbers who mounted road block along Akwanga-Wamba road, so the robbers opened fire on them killing the policeman and injuring others.”
He said the late ASP who hails from Wamba Division, was rushed to Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Keffi, where he died.
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