Rivers DPO shot dead during clash with students


A divisional police officer has been shot dead in Cross River State, South-South Nigeria.

The officer, Gabriel Amawu, headed the Nigeria Police, Obudu Division, in the northern Cross River State.

Mr Amawu, a deputy superintendent of police, was shot dead on Tuesday night in Obudu during a clash between the police and some students, the police said.

“I think it happened last night between 10 p.m. and 11p.m. I think they were having crisis with the students there. I think one of the students was arrested, that is what led to the crisis,” the police spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo said.

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