By: Wale. Ibrahim, Lokoja
No fewer than three persons including a police officer have killed by the suspected kidnappers, while other sustained injuries
The incident occurred early hours of Saturday along Ajaokuta- Lokoja highway during the weekend.
Sources hinted that expert-rate and his staff and police were killed by unidentified gunmen, another policeman While other officer was seriously wounded after the gun battle sin Ajaokuta government area of Kogi State.
It was learnt that that a white man who was travelling with one of his staff ran into the suspected who wanted to kidnap him, but got a resistance from the police orderly.
The hoodlums were said to have to be infuriated by the resistance from the police which led to serious gun duel between them and police.
Sensing the looming danger, the kidnappers were said to have shot the white man, driver and police officer and killed them immediately.
It was gathered that in an attempt to escape, the suspected kidnappers also engaged the police in shoot out and the other police officer received a bullet wound while the hoodlums later ran away.
Kogi State Police Public Relation of officer, Mr. William Aya who confirmed the incident, said the command had commenced investigation to a view to fish out the perpetrators.
He stated that the report has it that a an expert-rate, driver and police officer were shot dead by yet to be identified gunmen on Saturday morning along Ajaokuta-Lokoja road.