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Published On: Thu, Nov 21st, 2013

Delta: Gunmen Kill Policeman, Snatch N8.5m in Warri

Deltau State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ikechukwu Aduba

LAGOS NOVEMBER 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)- A policeman, Aliu Musa (a.k.a. Boko Haram), has been killed in the line of duty by armed robbers in Warri, Delta State.
The hoodlums stole over N8.5 million belonging to a new generation bank.
The incident occurred on Monday.
It was learnt that the robbers attacked the vehicle conveying the money in front of the bank.

Sources said the late Musa, who was attached to the bullion van, was killed in a gun battle with the thieves.
His colleague was injured.
An eyewitness said: “Four gunmen, obviously acting on a tip-off, waylaid the vehicle conveying the money as it came out of the bank. The dead policeman tried to stop them, but the robbers opened fire on him and his colleague, who sustained gunshot injuries.”
Police spokesman Lucky Uyabeme said some suspects had been arrested in connection with the incident.
It was learnt that the late Musa hailed from Kano State and was a fearless policeman.

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