CRIME NEWS

17 GUNNED DOWN ON NEW YEAR DAY.
Rivers State leads in crime as 17 citizens that went to church to usher in the new year, met their untimely death on the way home around 00.20am.
Unknown gun men  attacked the worshippers numbering 26, as 14 of them died on spot while the other three died in hospitals that attended to them. The fate of 12 injured victims is hanging in a balance.
Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the incident to journalists.
DSP Omoni further disclosed that the deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations and other tactical heads have been mobilized there to restore peace.
"The Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed has launched a manhunt for the bandits to ensure they are arrested and persecuted," Mr. Omoni disclosed.