A retired Shell worker has been shot dead after gunmen believed to be kidnappers reportedly attacked his vehicle in Delta State.
The hoodlums shot the deceased, who hailed from Kaiama in Bayelsa State and asked one of the children in the vehicle to rush the victim to hospital while making away with the deceased’s wife and two children.
The incident occurred on Sunday night along Evwreni-Ughelli section of the East-West Road in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
The victims were said to be returning from Bayelsa State when the gunmen waylaid their vehicle heading to Warri.
They were six including the deceased’s driver on the vehicle. The driver is said to be still missing at the time of filing this report.
When contacted, the command;s public relations officer DSP Bright Edafe confirmed the incident.