A police Inspector, Mohammed Hameed was on Wednesday killed during a robbery operation on Wednesday night in Lagos Street, Benin City, Edo State Capital.
The Cop was in company of other police operatives were attacked by the hoodlums while on patrol, following a distress call that some suspected armed robbers snatched a car around the area
According to Standard Gazette, one of the suspected robbers, was alleged smashed during the fatal operation that was led by Mohammed Hameed, lasted for few minutes.
The tragedy however send jitters down the spines of commuters and other road users who ran helter skelter not to be hit by bullet ricochets – off the robbers.
In the meantime, police authorities have sent a high power delegation to widow and Children of the slain Cop attached to the anti-cultism unit at the police headquarters in Benin City.