The police in Delta are investigating the murder of the Ughelli Area Commander, ACP, Usman Ndanbaba, by unidentified persons, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Zanna Ibrahim, has confirmed.
Ibrahim spoke on Tuesday in reaction to the news of the killing of Ndanbaba on Sunday night.
He said the command was investigating the attack and would ensure that the culprits were brought to book.
The Delta Command of Nigeria Police was on Tuesday was thrown into a mourning mood over the death of Ndanbaba, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, said.
Aniamaka said, “the whole command is saddened by the news and there is nothing we can do about it now.”
The late police officer was allegedly shot by unidentified persons on Sunday night while he was returning from an outing at about 8 p.m in his car.
A source said the officer was trailed by his attackers and shot at the roundabout opposite the palace of Ovie of Ughelli on Isoko Road.
He was allegedly shot twice at close range, following which he was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he died