Insecurity: Tension As Delta Gunmen Kill Father, Abduct Son

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Delta State CP

Tension has gripped Orhuwhorun community in the Udu Local Government Area of Delta State as gunmen shot dead a popular building material merchant, Francis Tefue.

His son, Sam, who was with him during the attack, was allegedly abducted by the assailants.

The incident occurred at the Usiefurun Junction around 9pm on Saturday.

Our correspondent gathered that the attackers, numbering about five, stormed the area in a Toyota Sienna.

DECENCY GLOBAL NEWS gathered that the hoodlums shot sporadically into the air during the operation which lasted about 30 minutes before they drove off towards Usiefurun Road with the son of the deceased.

It was gathered that the slain merchant few months ago added Point-of-Sale service to his business.

Our correspondent observed as grief-stricken residents of Orhuwhorun community were left bewildered by the news, as many discussed the incident in hush tones.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the killing.

He, however, said the son was not kidnapped.

He said, “They came to rob him; he operated a POS shop.”