Rivers DPO Shot Dead by Armed Men in Police Uniform

Superintendent Kingsley Chukwueegu, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Rumuorlumeni Police Division Rivers State, was attacked by armed robbers/kidnappers who were in police uniform and mounted a roadblock around Asa in Obiehie- Abia State,  on Sunday.

He was shot while trying to escape, and he later died at the University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital in Rivers State.

A statement issued in Port Harcourt on Monday by Nnamdi Omoni, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, said the commissioner of police for the state has launched a manhunt for the killers of the DPO.

Superintendent Chukwueegu is survived by his Wife, Children and relatives.

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