Three police officers have been slain and the younger brother of the minister has been abducted by the bandits.
Three police officers have lost their lives in Benin City, Edo State as unknown gunmen abducted the younger brother of Osagie Ehanire, the Nigeria’s Minister of Health on Sunday, February 21,
The abducted man, Andy Ehanire, is the managing director of the Ogba Zoological Gardens, Benin City.
The police spokesperson in Edo, Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the development to reporters on Monday in Benin City, said the incident happened at the zoological garden.
The slain police officers were posted to the garden to provide security for fun-seekers at the zoo and nature park.
The killing disrupted activities at the zoo as many fun seekers scampered for safety, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported.
“Our men are working on that (the incident), though we have not made any arrest,” the police spokesperson, Mr Nkombe said.