A 25-year-old motorist, Peter Bolorunduro Igbekele, killed an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) with his car while the deceased was on stop and search duty with three others at DSC roundabout Warri, Delta State.
Peter knocked down the police officer with his Ford vehicle with reg. number EFR 274 XA, Leadership reports.
Unfortunately, the police officer died before he could get to the hospital.
Before his death, the ASP was attached to Ebrumede Division in Warri, Delta State.
Confirming the incident, the command’s Public Relation Officer, DSP Celestina Kalu said the driver claimed to have lost control of the car.
She added that he had been arrested while investigations were ongoing.
She however warned motorists against careless driving, saying “anyone caught henceforth will be made to face the full wrath of the law”.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police Zone 5 comprising Edo, Delta and Bayelsa States said that it rescued 19 kidnapped victims between August and September 2014, while seven suspected kidnappers were arrested.