Suspected armed robbers have shot dead a policeman in Port Harcourt, Rivers State during a robbery attack.

Four others sustained bullet wounds during the operation. The incident occurred around Garrison axis in the state capital.

Bounce News gathered that the armed men had trailed the policeman and other occupants of a vehicle from a commercial bank, where the victims had gone to withdraw some cash.

According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen targeted the policeman, who was identified as an escort attached to a company.

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Some sources claim that the mobile policeman died on the spot, while others are in critical condition. They were rushed to an undisclosed hospital to receive treatment.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Rivers, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident to journalists in Port Harcourt.

Omoni said that the dead policeman was attached to a firm while the bandits succeeded in carting away the money.

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