Bedlam broke out on Thursday 27th January 2022, along Ughelli/Asaba road at Otor-Owhe community, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta as hoodlums numbering about 10 ambushed and attacked a Bullion van.
It was gathered that ambushed which resulted in a gun duel between the hoodlums and policemen left a Policeman, driver of the bullion van, and some of the hoodlums seriously injured.
In a press release by the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe stated that the incident occurred at about 1045hrs when Policemen on UBA Specie Escort from Warri to Asaba were ambushed by heavily armed hoodlums numbering about ten in two Sienna Vehicles along Ughelli/Ozoro Expressway, Otor-Owhe while they were on their way to transport cash from Asaba to Warri.
He noted in the statement that in the ensued gun duel, one Policeman and the driver of the bullion van were injured.
“However, no life was lost but some of the hoodlums were fatally injured and were taken away by their gang members while the Bullion Van was recovered and taken to the Police station”, he added.