It was a very sad event on Tuesday, as some unidentified armed gunmen shot down a generator repairer in a robbery operation at Uduerhe Street, Ughelli, Delta State.
According to reports the generator repairer identified as Kelvin Asaboro was killed by the armed gunmen just by the Palace of the Ovie of Ughelli Kingdom, HRM. (Dr.) Wilson Ojakovo Oharisi III.
It was learnt that the gunmen trailed a traveller from the Otovwodo motor park axis to the area, robbed and shot the victim (traveller) before they killed the deceased as well as injured others.
Further reports reveal that the gunmen also shot four other persons during the robbery operations, which lasted for a few minutes.
DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP confirmed that the report was true and revealed that the perpetuators will be hunted down and brought to justice.
The remains of the deceased have been evacuated to the morgue but the indigenes and residents of the area especially youths burnt fire and blocked the entrance to the area. Their complaint are that, there were no security operatives to apprehend the gunmen for them.