Thugs have killed a riot police officer posted from Asaba, Delta State, during an aborted rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogbolomabiri, Nembe LGA Bayelsa.
The officer was shot on Wednesday when thugs of the PDP and the All Progressives Congress (APC) clashed at King Koko Square the venue of the rally.
Naija News understands that the body of the deceased officer had since been deposited at the Nembe General Hospital.
His colleague identified as Ododomu was lucky as he survived the attack, although sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.
Also, two other policemen are critically injured and are battling to survive.
A security source told The Punch that medical personnel had been battling to save the lives of the victims at the Specialist Hospital and Federal Medical Centre in Yenagoa.
“As of Friday, 39 of the wounded have been discharged.
“Also, 47 are still on admission with 32 at the FMC and 15 still battling for their lives at the Specialist Hospital,” the source said.