Gunmen Kill DPO In Delta
ASABA, June 29, (THEWILL) - The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) attached to Ibusa Police Division, Delta State Police Command Mrs. Mercy Dagogo has been reportedly shot dead by an unknown gunmen.
Mrs. Dagogo, a Chief Superintended of Police (CSP) was killed Monday at about 8.25pm near Ogbogonogo Main Market in Asaba, the State Capital.
It was learnt that the former Ibusa police boss was standing by her car waiting for her daughter who had gone inside the market to buy some food stuffs when the assailants struck.
She was said to have been shot at close range and died on the spot. No clue as to why she was killed as at press time.
Eyewitness account however said the fierce looking gunmen, after killing the female police officer, shot sporadically into the air to scare market women and passers-by.
THEWILL learnt that nothing was removed from her but the assailants fled the scene when they heard the siren of the Police Patrol Team.
When contacted, the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) ASP Charles Muka confirmed the death of Mrs. Dagogo, who was recently deployed to Ibusa Police Division to quell the ritual killings in the area.
ASP Muka said the body has been deposited at the Morgue of the Federal Medical Centre in Asaba, adding that the police are on the trail of the unknown gunmen.