David Igbinovia, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, has been reportedly killed by marauding gunmen in Ime-Obi, Agbor, in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The deceased officer was said to be washing his Toyota Camry car at his residence when the gunmen attacked and killed him on the spot. The incident happened on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, according to local sources, who added that the hoodlums fled the scene after carrying out the dastardly mission without removing a pin.
Daily Sun learnt that the late ASP Igbinovia, 62, hailed from Oghada, a community in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Said to be serving in Edo State Command of the force, sources added that he had returned from Oghada the previous day after attending the burial of his late brother, before the assailants came calling.
However, four people suspected to be members of the gang, who executed the murderous mission, have been arrested.
The suspects were nabbed by members of Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps, Agbor Division, who acted swiftly having heard the gunshots.
Bright Edafe, the public relations officer of Delta State Police Command, confirmed the incident on Thursday, August 4, 2022, in Asaba. He, also, confirmed that four suspects were already cooling their heels in custody.
He further confirmed that the deceased officer was serving in Edo State before the brutal murder, adding that the matter was still being investigated.