An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Danjuma Joseph and a Police Inspector, Abu Elamaje, have reportedly been killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
The policemen, who were officers of the Enugu State Command until the time of their death, were killed when the hoodlums ambushed a mobile police patrol team Wednesday evening.
It was gathered that the policemen were killed along the Udi-Ozalla Road at about 7:30 pm.
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According to a source, the victims were confirmed dead by doctors at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku-Ozalla, where they were rushed to for treatment.
The doctors, however, treated and discharged another officer, Inspector Udeme Udomeng, who was shot at the scene.
The source said, “MINE and other command tactical teams reinforced at the area of incident on cordon and search operation for possible arrest of suspects. Further development shall be communicated.”