Sunny Nwankwo, Umuahia
A POLICE officer identified as Inspector Amadi Kingdom has been fatally shot by unknown gunmen in Abia State, The Nation has learnt.
Sources in Umuahia, the state capital, said he was killed in the early hours of Saturday at Ochendu Bye-pass.
Sources said the police officer was returning from night duty when he was gunned down.
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His killers were said to be robbers who also went away with his gun.
Commissioner of Police Eneh Okon confirmed the incident, adding that a manhunt for the assailants had begun.