A Chinese official, today escaped death as armed robbers, shot dead his driver and police orderly in Umuahia while robbing them of their cash and riffle.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna disclosed that the Chinese official of a Chinese company had gone to the bank to withdraw some money.
The PPRO said “it is a case of armed robbery”, stating that they were trailed from the bank, shot and killed the driver and the police orderly and “collected the money and the rifle”.
According to him, the Chinese is the one that usually go for such errand foe his office, adding that the police is looking for “possible informant”, stating that they are on top of the situation”.
On the whereabouts of the Chinese official, the PPRO said “the man is safe”.